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MP term:excessive tearing
Synonym: epiphora
Synonym: excessive lachrymation
Synonym: excessive lacrimation
Synonym: lacrimous eye
Synonym: watering eye
MP id: MP:0001349
Definition: an unusually high amount of fluid in the eye, either oversecreted by the lacrimal glands, or due to imperfect drainage by the tear conducting passages, often resulting in overflow of fluid from the eye onto the cheek
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-avision/eye phenotype
                is-aabnormal eye physiology
                        is-aabnormal tear production
                                is-aalacrima
                                is-achromodacryorrhea
                                is-adecreased tear production
                                is-aexcessive tearing [MP:0001349] (6 genotypes, 6 annotations)
                                is-aincreased tear production

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06/15/2016
MGI 6.04
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