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e·piph·o·ra

(ē-pif'ō-ră), Avoid the mispronunciation epiphor'a.
An overflow of tears on the cheek, due to imperfect drainage by the tear-conducting passages.
Synonym(s): tearing, watery eye (1)
[G. a sudden flow, fr. epi, on, + pherō, to bear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

e·piph·o·ra

(ē-pif'ōr-ă)
An overflow of tears on the cheek, due to imperfect drainage by the tear-conducting passages or excess lacrimal production.
Synonym(s): tearing.
[G. a sudden flow, fr. epi, on, + pherō, to bear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about tearing

Q. Is ligament heating better than an arthroscopic surgery? I have a partial tear in my left knee (acl) and they wanna operate on me. I heard heating it can solve the problem. is it true?

A. i never heard of "ligament heating" from what i know- ligament has limited ability to regenerate. if partially torn it may need only physiotherapy and care. but if it's torn more then it can heal by itself- you need surgery. this is why there's orthopedics- to evaluate the situation, give you a diagnosis and the recommended treatment. it's always good to second guess because they are only human. you can ask other orthopedics and see what they say.

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It was only a matter of time until the rise of other advanced sync services like G-Sync, V-Sync and Adaptive Sync. All sync forces the video display to adapt to the rendering frame rate of source rather than, source adapting to display refresh rate.
FreeSync to some extent was created on the same framework and architecture as VESA Adaptive Sync, but the basic difference between these is the DisplayPort protocol.

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