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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3) Its common signs and symptoms are nasal obstruction, epistaxis, epiphora, mucopurulent rhinorrhea, and a nasal mass.
Clinical signs 1 Conjunctival and relapsing lesions in both eyes 2 Mild scleritis, proliferative eye lesions 3 Episcleral swelling and vascular congestion, squinting, scleral indentation in the temporal fundus 4 Inflammatory conjunctival follicles, mild epiphora, mild diffuse conjunctival hyperemia, episcleral 5 Moderate blepharospasm and conjunctival hyperemia 6 Moderate chemosis, episcleral flocculent mass 7 Chronic waxing/waning episcleral mass 8 Chronic conjunctivitis, superficial keratitis, episcleral mass, chemosis
This is followed by proptosis (62%); motility dysfunction (43%); pain (30%); epiphora (23%); and compressive optic neuropathy (6%).
Tearing is a normal function of the eye but excessive tearing, known as epiphora, can be a sign of an underlying condition or disease, or could even be caused by something as simple as insufficient grooming.
Their topics include endoscopic anatomy for office-based rhinology procedures, patient selection and informed consent, nasal and sinus anesthesia for office procedures, treating post-endoscopic sinus surgery issues, managing septal pathologies, and evaluating and treating epiphora.
Epiphora is a sign of lacrimal drainage obstruction or congenital glaucoma (which is much more serious and can lead to blindness if not treated urgently).
If lacrimal drainage is compromised by the cyst, concomitant dacryocystitis and/or symptomatic epiphora (watery eye) may affect patients, particularly with bilateral cysts.
The disease affects all age groups, is self-limiting and is characterised by abrupt onset of ocular pain, eyelid oedema, foreign body sensation, rash, redness of eyes with subconjunctival haemorrhages and epiphora (Fig.
Animals with corneal ulcers present clinical signs of epiphora, pawing, blepharospasm, photophobia, and corneal opacity [10].
The beautifully measured exegesis of "Truce with the Mongols by the Holm Oak Forest," and its epiphora of "holm oak," confirms the formal, thematic, and structural range in these two collections.
Related to anaphora is epiphora or colon-final repetition.