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tear

(tɛr)
n. a wild drinking bout. (see also rip.) Sally is off on a tear again.
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And rotator cuff tear after shoulder dislocation is particularly common in older patients, with around 50% suffering this.
A Schirmer tear test will be done to see if your cat is truly producing the appropriate amount of tears.
Aida refugee camp, occupied West Bank -- A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, according to the author of a new study.
Prior knowledge of the complete description of the tear helped surgeons to use second portal for optimal visualisation and probing of the area containing abnormal signal.
If the cause is an allergy you'll be given medication and surgery may be needed if a tear duct is blocked.
A healthy tear film is required for a number of important functions including maintenance of vision, ocular surface defence, lubrication, and transport of nutrients.
Ultrasound findings consistent with a full thickness rotator cuff tear included inability to visualize the intact tendon or a detection of a focal tendon defect.
Most common symptoms of a labral tear include a pain or ache that's deep inside the shoulder joint, loss of velocity when throwing and instability of the shoulder, such as feeling that the shoulder is going to pop out.
OUR | tears could provide a vital clue to diagnosing dementia, scientists believe.
Compared with articular and bursal side tears, there have been few studies about evaluating the clinical and structural outcomes after intratendinous tear repair.
Her problem: She is susceptible to excessive tear staining.
Tear film deficiency is recognized as an important ocular surface disease in dogs but has not been well evaluated in birds.
With age, the menisci become more susceptible to injury, to the point that a simple awkward twist when standing up can trigger a tear.
As our tear ducts grow less productive with age, dry eye is a common condition for those age 65 and older.