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tear

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noun \ˈti(ə)r\

Medical Definition of tear

  1. 1a:  a drop of clear saline fluid secreted by the lacrimal gland and diffused between the eye and eyelids to moisten the parts and facilitate their motionbtears plural :  a secretion of profuse tears that overflow the eyelids and dampen the face

  2. 2:  a transparent drop of fluid or hardened fluid matter (as resin)




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tear

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of tear

  1. :  to fill with tears :  shed tears <my eyes sting and tear>




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tear

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transitive verb \ˈta(ə)r, ˈte(ə)r\

Medical Definition of tear

tore \ˈtō(ə)r, ˈtȯ(ə)r\play ; torn \ˈtō(ə)rn, ˈtȯ(ə)rn\play ; tearing

  1. :  to wound by or as if by pulling apart by force <tear the skin>




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tear

noun

Medical Definition of tear

  1. :  a wound made by tearing a bodily part <a muscle tear>





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