dacryo-, dacry- +

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

1. Absence of tears; tearlessness.
2. Insufficiency of lacrimal secretions.
conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy (s) (noun), conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomies (pl)
1. A procedure for providing lacrimal drainage when the canaliculi are closed; plastic tubes are inserted that extend from the conjunctival sac to the nose.
2. Etymology: from Latin coniungere (conjunctiva) + Greek dakryon, "tear" + Greek kustis, "cyst" (sac containing a gaseous, liquid, or semisolid substance) + Greek ris, rhin-, "nose", + Greek stoma, "mouth".
conjunctivodacryocystostomy (s) (noun), conjunctivodacryocystostomies (pl)
1. A surgical procedure through the membrane that coats the inner areas of the eyelids, which provides an opening into the lacrimal (tear) sac.
2. Etymology: from Greek conjunctiva + Greek dakryon, "tear", + Greek kystis, "sac", + Greek stoma, "mouth".
Pain in a lacrimal gland or a gland in the outer corner of the eye that produces tears.
Inflammation of the lacrimal gland.
dacryagogatresia, dacryo-agogatresia
The occlusion of a duct of the lacrimal gland.
Stimulating the production of tears.
A stimulant of tear formation.
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac.
Ulceration of the lacrimal drainage system.
A condition of alternating between crying and laughing.
Pain in a lacrimal gland (tear gland) in and eye or the eyes that secrete tears.
An operation to cut out a lacrinal (tear, [TEER]) gland.
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-.