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tear

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n. a wild drinking bout. (see also rip.) Sally is off on a tear again.
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But a survey of 104 patients aged 19 to 75 years has shown that 60 of them had some degree of cuff tear on ultrasound assessment within six weeks of injury, including 33 with a full thickness tear.
If the cause is an allergy you'll be given medication and surgery may be needed if a tear duct is blocked.
Development mechanism of cemental tears is not completely elucidated, but several etiologic factors have been attributed to cemental tears such as age, traumatic occlusion, trauma, previous periodontal treatment and attrition (1,4,5).
52) Eyelid closure during a blink proceeds from the temporal to nasal side of the eye spreading the tears across the ocular surface and facilitating drainage through the lacrimal punctum.
Criteria for Ultrasound Diagnosis of Rotator Cuff Tears
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.
Partial-thickness rotator cuff tears are classified into three subtypes: Bursal side, articular side, and intratendinous tears.
Her daily diet is a half-cup of a high-end dry dog food, two tablespoons of canned food and a single measure of a powdered dietary supplement intended to combat tear stains.
Causes and treatment of diseases associated with overproduction and underproduction of tears.
I think we need to be very judicious in our use of knee arthroscopy in the setting of degenerative tears of the meniscus, with or without concomitant osteoarthritis," says Trevor Murray, MD, a Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon.
If feeding serves only to close the space between separated dendrites, inadequate feeding cannot be the reason for hot tearing; there are open and filled hot tears.
Clinical evidence indicates that the most common rotator cuff tears initiate as partial-thickness tears in the osteotendinous junction of the supraspinatus tendon (Andarawis-Puri et al.
With computer simulations that map the way tears move across the surface of the eye, researchers discovered that when your eyes are open, the tears get thin right along the edge of the eye, Live Science reported.
One thing we were able to find is that when your eyes are open, the tears get thin right along the edge of the eye, and that is referred to as the `black line'," said Kara Maki, an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology in the US.