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Synonyms for tear

Synonyms for tear

to separate or pull apart by force

to remove from a fixed position

tear down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

tear down: to make defamatory statements about

a hole made by tearing

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a drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes

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to fill with tears

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Synonyms for tear

a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

the act of tearing

to separate or be separated by force

strip of feathers

fill with tears or shed tears

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Because of the high frequency of rotator cuff tear after shoulder dislocation in patients aged over 40, they should have either urgent ultrasound scanning or MRI.
The Schirmer tear test was developed by a German ophthalmologist in the late 1800s and is used in human medicine as well.
The report -- said to be the first to analyse the effects of tear gas in the West Bank -- found that 100 percent of the more than 200 Palestinian residents surveyed in Aida camp were exposed to tear gas over the past year.
The most common pathology detected on MRI as well as on arthroscopy was the anterior cruciate ligament tear and the least common was posterior cruciate ligament tear.
WATERING eyes occur if too many tears are produced or if they cannot drain away properly.
The tear film consists of: a superficial outer lipid layer, produced by the meibomian glands; a thicker intermediate aqueous layer, produced by the lacrimal glands (main and accessory); and an inner mucin layer, produced by the goblet cells of the conjunctiva.
The accuracy of detecting a tear (tear versus no tear) and tear type (full thickness or partial thickness) was calculated using MRI as the gold standard and arthroscopy (when applicable).
The best way to diagnose a labral tear is seeking an evaluation from an orthopedic physician.
They lubricate the eyes and remove bugs to prevent infection, but scientists in Slovakia think tears could also help reveal what's going on inside your body - before other symptoms become obvious.
Surgical treatment is generally limited to tear debridement with or without acromioplasty or tear repair with or without acromioplasty.
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.
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Consequently, in many patients seeking surgery for a degenerative meniscal tear, the pain may result more from knee OA than the tear itself--or a combination of both.
According to the model, if the pressure drop caused by applied strain rate goes below a critical value, a hot tear will nucleate.