crocodile tears syndrome


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croc·o·dile tears syn·drome

a flow of tears, usually unilateral, on eating or the anticipation of eating; this happens when nerve fibers originally destined for a salivary gland are damaged and regrow, aberrantly, into the lacrimal gland.

croc·o·dile tears syn·drome

(krok'ŏ-dīl tērz sin'drōm)
A flow of tears, usually unilateral, on eating or the anticipation of eating; this happens when nerve fibers originally destined for a salivary gland are damaged and regrow, aberrantly, into the lacrimal gland.

croc·o·dile tears syn·drome

(krok'ŏ-dīl tērz sin'drōm)
Lacrimation, usually unilateral, on eating or anticipation of eating.