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   Inflammation of the sac that collects tears for drainage from the eye.


A reaction to an injury to the body - by infection, chemicals or physical agents. The symptoms can be - depending on the location of the injury- redness, swelling, heat and pain. The purpose of the inflammation is to dilute and destroy the agent causing the inflammation. To do this, the immune system starts a cascade of actions that causes active cells to gather at the affected location. It is these cells and fluids that cause the redness, swelling, heat and pain.

The systematic withdrawal of fluids and discharges from a wound, sore, or cavity. (Dorland, 27th ed)

The organ of sight. The eye has a number of components. These components include but are not limited to the cornea, iris, pupil, lens, retina, macula, optic nerve, choroid and vitreous.


Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.

Combining form used before a vowel to denote a relationship to tears.

A combining form denoting tears, as in dacryocyst (tear sac) and dacryocystorhinostomy (surgery to open up a tear duct).

Inflammation of the lacrimal sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Inflammation of a lacrimal gland (a gland that produces tears).

The lacrimal sac; tear sac. The dilated (widened) upper end of the nasolacrimal duct, the passageway that permits tears to drain into the nasal cavity.

Inflammation of the lacrimal sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

The surgical creation of a passage between the lacrimal sac (tear sac) and the nasal cavity to permit the drainage of tears. Dacryocystorhinostomy may be done to remedy an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.


Imperfect articulation of speech due to disturbances of muscular control or incoordination.

Perversion of the sense of taste.

Primary disorders of sleep or wakefulness characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia as the major presenting symptom. Dyssomnias are disorders of the amount, quality, or timing of sleep.

See Glucose.

D and C
Dilatation and curettage. A surgical procedure in which the uterine lining is removed by scraping.


Little scales or flakes of dead skin on the scalp. Also called seborrheic dermatitis.

Removal of foreign material or dead tissue.

Loss of calcium from the bones or teeth.

A skin ulcer or bedsore.

Degenerative joint disease
A common form of arthritis in which tissue changes occur in one or more joints, such as swelling, lumps or cysts, or small pieces of loose bone and cartilage, which cause stiffness and pain. Also called osteoarthritis.

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