alacrima
Deficiency of tear secretion. [G. a- priv. + L. lacrima, tear]

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alac·ri·ma (a-lakґrĭ-mə) [a-1 + lacrima] deficiency of secretion of tears. The hereditary form is autosomal dominant and is characterized by deficient lacrimation from infancy, punctate corneal epithelial erosions, hypoplasia of the lacrimal gland, and anosmia. Alacrima also occurs in association with dysautonomia, anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, and adnexal abnormalities, or as an isolated congenital defect.

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