epiphora


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epiphora

the repetition of a word or words at the end of two or more successive clauses, phrases, or verses, as “I should do Brutus wrong and Cassius wrong.” Also called epistrophe. Cf. anaphora.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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Noun1.epiphora - repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
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e·piph·o·ra

n. epífora, lagrimeo.
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Reduced control of light entering eye Blepharospasm Involuntary blinking, Imbalance of blink reflex squeezing or closure of eyelids Buphthalmos Epiphora, blepharospasm Multiple causes enlarged cornea Coloboma Variable, vision normal Reduction in control of to poor light entering eye Stimulation of trigeminal nerve Corneal Pain, foreign-body Direct irritation of abrasion sensation, reflex tears trigeminal afferents Corneal ulcer Pain, tearing, poor Direct irritation of vision, red eye trigeminal afferents Corneal Low vision, pain, Deposition of lipids in dystrophy hyperaemia cornea.
A 60-year-old male presented with redness and epiphora in his right eye for 4 months.
While it is often asymptomatic, some patients present with epiphora or discharge.
These nematodes are responsible for epiphora, conjunctivitis, keratitis, and corneal ulcers (1-3).
No abnormality of tear drainage, such as epiphora, was observed bilaterally.
In our study, 50% of cases showed only epiphora and 40% showed epiphora with discharge (mucous or mucopurulent or purulent) as their major symptoms.
A female Holstein Friesian crossbred cow was presented with clinical signs of epiphora, conjunctivitis and corneal ulceration with purulent ocular discharge.
There is no epiphora, but sometimes, we observe superficial punctate epitheliopathy recurrences.
A 28-year-old man presented with chief complaints of epiphora, intermittent medial canthal swelling and pain, a left lower lid deformity, and poor facial cosmesis.
callipaeda infection is endemic in poor communities in Asia, particularly in China (3), where it is frequently reported as being responsible for human thelaziasis with mild to severe symptoms (including lacrimation, epiphora, conjunctivitis, keratitis, and corneal ulcers) (4).
The buffalo showed epiphora, severe blepharospasm and photophobia.
Dacryocystorhinostomy has been accepted as a highly successful procedure in dealing with epiphora from nasolacrimal duct obstruction from dates back to 1893, where Caldwell described an intranasal DCR performed by trephination of nasolacrimal duct.