[ ih-pif-er-uh ]

  1. Pathology. an overflow of tears due to excessive secretion of the lacrimal glands or obstruction of the lacrimal ducts.

Origin of epiphora

1650–60; <Latin epiphora an afflux, repetition <Greek epiphorá a bringing upon. See epi-, -phore

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