lacrimation


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lac·ri·ma·tion

also lach·ry·ma·tion  (lăk′rə-mā′shən)
n.
Secretion of tears, especially in excess.

lacrimation

(ˌlækrɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
(Physiology) the secretion of tears

lac•ri•ma•tion

(ˌlæk rəˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
the secretion of tears, esp. in abnormal abundance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lacrimation - shedding tearslacrimation - shedding tears      
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
Translations

lac·ri·ma·tion

n. lagrimeo, producción de lágrimas.
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His symptoms started immediately upon exposure to the BA vapors and included eye irritation, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, nausea and vomiting.
Women with primary headaches were more likely to have a history of migraine and to have photophobia, phonophobia, and lacrimation on exam.
Initially, the disease is manifested by lacrimation, hyperemia in the conjunctiva and mucopurulent discharge.
The acute effects of exposure can be caused by inhalation of formaldehyde vapors, which irritate the respiratory tract and eyes and cause lacrimation, burning of the nose and throat, dyspnea, and headache and can result in pulmonary edema and pneumonitis (Kurose, Kodera, Aoyama, & Kawamata, 2004).
Although CR is less toxic, it has less systematic effect but more lacrimation," said Abeer Mansour a medical toxicology scholar from Cardiff University.
Within 10 minutes, muscle tremors, lacrimation, urination, defecation, salivation and hard breathing occur.
yawning, lacrimation, rhinorhea, pupillary dilatation), in addition to an overall COWS score greater than six, in order for the patient to receive their first dose of buprenorphine.
The "twinkle or sparkle in the eye" is postulated to result from the moisture produced by tear glands due to reflex lacrimation during smiling and moderate laughter (Black, 1984).
2]S is an irritant to human tissues causing keratoconjunctivitis, lacrimation, nasal irritation, dyspnea, and coughing.
Ozone is a powerful oxidizing agent and can cause a wide range of symptoms in humans, including lacrimation, irritation of the mucous membranes in the mouth, throat, and bronchial tubes, headaches, coughing and even deterioration in lung function.
Inadequate anaesthesia was defined as hypertension, tachycardia or patient movement, eye-opening, swallowing, grimacing, lacrimation or sweating.
It has been suggested that the basis for the decreased lacrimation in patients with LADD syndrome may be acinar aplasia or hypoplasia.