Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈti(ə)r\

Medical Definition of TEAR

a :  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 motion b tears pl :  a secretion of profuse tears that overflow the eyelids and dampen the face
:  a transparent drop of fluid or hardened fluid matter (as resin)
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