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What lacrimation means?
Lacrimation: Shedding tears, or shedding more tears than is normal (for example, as a result of eye injury or irritation).
What does Palpebrate mean?
Verb. 1. palpebrate – wink or blink, especially repeatedly. blink, nictate, nictitate, wink – briefly shut the eyes; “The TV announcer never seems to blink” Adj.
What coryza means?
Coryza: A head cold that includes a runny nose.
What does the term pruritic mean?
Pruritus or itch is defined as an unpleasant sensation of the skin that provokes the urge to scratch. It is a characteristic feature of many skin diseases and an unusual sign of some systemic diseases. Itching lasting more than 6 weeks is termed chronic pruritus.
What causes lacrimation?
The most common cause of watering eyes among adults and older children is blocked ducts or ducts that are too narrow. Narrowed tear ducts usually become so as a result of swelling, or inflammation. If the tear ducts are narrowed or blocked, the tears will not be able to drain away and will build up in the tear sac.
What is excessive lacrimation?
Excessive tearing (lacrimation) or defective drainage of tears may cause epiphora, with resultant chronic annoyance, irritation and social awkwardness.
What is the medical term for Kerat O?
Kerato: Prefix that can refer either to the cornea (as in keratitis and keratocornea) or to “horny” tissue (as in keratin and keratosis).
What is coryza in human?
Synonym: coryza. The common cold is an acute, self-limiting, viral inflammation of the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract. It causes nasal discharge and congestion, sneezing, a sore throat and a cough.
What is the best medicine for coryza?
TREATMENT. Because coryza is caused by bacteria, antibiotics can be used to treat a flock.
Will pruritus go away on its own?
Causes of Itchy Skin Without a Rash. Itchy skin, also called pruritus, is a common condition that causes you to want to scratch yourself to relieve some of the itchiness. Many cases of itchy skin go away on their own without treatment.
What are the three types of tears?
The 3 kinds of tears
- Basal tears. These are your basic tears. The eyes roll around in them all day.
- Irritant tears. These are your eyewash tears.
- Psychic or emotional tears. These tears gush in response to strong emotions like sadness, grief, joy or anger.