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crocodile tears syndrome in Medicine

crocodile tears syndrome

(krŏkə-dīl′)
n.
  1. A syndrome caused by a lesion of the seventh cranial nerve central to the geniculate ganglion and resulting in residual facial paralysis with profuse lacrimation during eating.crocodile tears
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