lachrymation


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lachrymation

(lăk′rə-mā′shən)
n.
Variant of lacrimation.

lachrymation

lacrimation

, lachrymation (lak″rĭ-mā′shŏn)
The secretion and discharge of tears; weeping.
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All rats used to determine the anxiolytic potential in the rat hole-board test were closely observed for 2-3 h, for any overt signs of toxicity (diarrhea, jumping, restlessness, salivation, rhinorrhea, lachrymation, chewing jaw movements, ptosis, squint, writhing, convulsions, tremors, ataxia, rapid rotational movements of head, neck and/or entire body around the spinal axis, pallor of lips, flat body posture, impairments of autogrooming, cleaning of face, breathing movements of chest, lethargy and sleepiness), stress (fur erection and exophthalmia), or aversive behaviours (biting and scratching, licking of tail, paw and penis or vocalisation).
Arsenicosis patients in Guizhou province reported symptoms of dazzle, limb anesthesia, tinnitus, limb ache, lachrymation, limb ankylosis, stomachache, anorexia, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, nasal discharge, and chest distress (Li and An 2005).
In the pharmaceutical and health fields, models exist to calculate the potency of substances to cause skin sensitisation, irritancy, corrosivity, lachrymation, methaemoglinaemia, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, teratogenicity, and many other effects.