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lacrimation

 [lak″rĭ-ma´shun]
secretion and discharge of tears.

lac·ri·ma·tion

(lak'ri-mā'shŭn),
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
[L. lacrimatio]

lacrimation

/lac·ri·ma·tion/ (lak″rĭ-ma´shun) secretion and discharge of tears.

lacrimation

also

lachrymation

(lăk′rə-mā′shən)
n.
Secretion of tears, especially in excess.

lacrimation

[lak′rimā′shən]
1 the normal continuous secretion of tears by the lacrimal glands.
2 an excessive amount of tear production, as in crying or weeping. Also spelled lachrymation.

lac·ri·ma·tion

(lak'ri-mā'shŭn)
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
[L. lacrimatio]

lacrimation

Secretion of tears, especially excessive production as in weeping or in the presence of a foreign body or corneal ulcer. Compare EPIPHORA.

lacrimation

1. Secretion and flow of tears. 2. Synonym for weeping. See epiphora; lacrimal reflex; tear secretion.

lacrimation

secretion and discharge of tears.
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Examination revealed lacrimation and conjunctival abnormalities or exudate; ophthalmologic examination revealed 2 filiform worms on the conjunctival fornix of the affected eye.
The eye symptom of lacrimation was more common in the desert area than the urban area.
6%) telithromycin-treated patients: blurred vision (n = 2), nonspecific visual disturbance (n = 1), conjunctivitis (n = 3), nonspecific inflammation (n = 1), and increased lacrimation (n = 1).
Patients with SUNCT typically experience both conjunctival injection and lacrimation, but no other autonomic symptoms.
Attacks occur five or more times a day, typically last 2-30 minutes, and often are accompanied by autonomic symptoms such as lacrimation, rhinorrhea, eyelid edema, and miosis, but not restlessness or agitation, which are more characteristic of cluster headache.
These symptoms were followed by difficulty urinating, constipation, and episodes of salivation, rhinorrhea, lacrimation, diaphoresis, and pyrexia.
The septic form of this infection presents with a sudden onset fever, rigors, sweats, myalgia, chest pain, phototrophia, lacrimation, and diarrhea.
36) Further, the addition of fluorescein to the ocular surface may itself influence the measurement, as application may induce reflex lacrimation which artificially lengthens FBUT.
Onchocerca lupi, known to infest dog eyes, inducing an acute or chronic ocular disease characterized by conjunctivitis, photophobia, lacrimation, discharge, and exophthalmia.
Patients may experience disturbances in oral competence, eye protection, and lacrimation, as well as in their ability to convey voluntary and emotional facial expressions.
Exposure to these agents causes excessive salivation and lacrimation in addition to seizure induction (Shih et al.