dacryo-, dacry- +

(Greek: tear, tears; as from a tear-gland or the tear-glands in the eyes)

adacrya
1. Absence of tears; tearlessness.
2. Insufficiency of lacrimal secretions.
conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy
A procedure for providing lacrimal drainage when the canaliculi are closed; plastic tubes are inserted that extend from the conjunctival sac to the nose.
conjunctivodacryocystostomy
1. A surgical procedure through the conjunctiva, which provides an opening into the lacrimal sac.
2. The opening so produced.
3. The surgical connection of the lacrimal sac directly to the conjunctival sac.
dacryadenalgia
Pain in a lacrimal gland or a gland in the outer corner of the eye that produces tears.
dacryadenitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal gland.
dacryagogatresia, dacryo-agogatresia
The occlusion of a duct of the lacrimal gland.
dacryagogic
Stimulating the production of tears.
dacryagogue
A stimulant of tear formation.
dacrycystitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac.
dacryelcosis
Ulceration of the lacrimal drainage system.
dacrygelosis
A condition of alternating between crying and laughing.
dacryoadenalgia
Pain in a lacrimal gland (tear gland) in and eye or the eyes that secrete tears.
dacryoadenectomy
An operation to cut out a lacrinal (tear, [TEER]) gland.
dacryoadenitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal (tear) gland.
dacryoblennorrhea (s) (noun), dacryoblennorrheas (pl)
1. Chronic discharges of mucus from a lacrimal (tear) ducts.
2. Mucopurulent or mucoid discharge from the lacrimal drainage system.

Related "tear, tears; as in crying" word unit: lacrimo-.