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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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A chronic tear, also called a degenerative tear, results from repetitive use of the shoulder cuff muscles over time.
The headmaster of Hebron School said that 5 tear gas rounds were fired into the schoolyard in total.
From the study patients, 1855 had a medial meniscal tear, and 1935 did not have a medial meniscal tear.
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Rotator cuff muscles were inspected for any obvious tear on the bursal surface.
Your veterinarian likely will start with the Schirmer Tear Test to measure your dog's tear production.
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.
23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alpha-synuclein levels in tears differ significantly for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and healthy controls, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from April 21 to 27 in Los Angeles.
The Schirmer tear test was developed by a German ophthalmologist in the late 1800s and is used in human medicine as well.
The MSKUS features included the type of tendon involvement, type of tear (partial or complete), width of the tendon, existence of bursal fluid, existence of biceps tendon fluid, and any calcifications.
YOUR GP may refer you to an ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) who will look for blockages in your tear ducts under a local anaesthetic.
Writing in plain language for general readers, students, and advocates, she traces the 100-year process that has led to the use of tear gas in policing, from its first use in WWI to its use against Trump protestors.
Maqui berry extract is an oral supplement that safely combats dry eyes by boosting the body's tear production.
Overhead shoulder injuries are variously named overused syndrome, rotator cuff injury, articular labrum damage, little league shoulder, and rotator cuff tear. Basic overhead motions such as throwing are routine, and injury develops due to repeated motion and environmental and individual factors.