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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This was followed by burning, lacrimation and pain in the left eye, for one month.
Thelazia callipaeda is a nematode which adults stages live under the eyelids of dogs, cats, rabbits and foxes, causing injuries with mild to severe symptoms (lacrimation, conjunctivitis and keratitis).
Naloxone can induce symptoms of opioid withdrawal, such as yawning, lacrimation, piloerection, diaphoresis, myalgia, vomiting, and diarrhea.
The two adverse events reported in the two participants who received OP0201 were mild nasal discomfort and mild lacrimation increase.
The symptoms (itching, photophobia, lacrimation, pain) and signs (conjunctival hyperemia /chemosis, size of giant papillae, limbal infiltrate, shield ulcers/keratitis and trantas dots were recorded.
Simultaneously, an ongoing overstimulation of the parasympathetic muscarinic receptors causes the onset of excessive apocrine secretions with rhinorrhea, increased lacrimation, and bronchorrhea.
Various symptoms are associated with migraine such as conjunctival congestion, lacrimation, nausea, and photophobia and they frequently coexisted.
The presence of autonomic symptoms (ptosis, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, facial swelling, conjunctival injection, and pupil changes) in migraineurs and the presence of migrainous features (nausea, vomiting, photophobia, and phonophobia) in CH patients were also noted.
The most common side effects of the drug included eye pain, ocular hyperemia, eye inflammation, and increased lacrimation.
Severe pain, chemosis, blepharospasm, photophobia, lacrimation, corneal abrasions, and keratoconjunctivitis may develop with ocular contact.
There are three types of lacrimation (good SAT word, look it up!): basal, reflexive and psychic.
Other clinical signs may include lacrimation, corneal opacity, nasal discharge, dyspnea and diarrhoea.