crocodile tears syndrome (krŏk’ə-dīl’)
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. Also called crocodile tears.
[krok-uh-dil-ee-uh n] /ˌkrɒk əˈdɪl i ən/ noun 1. any reptile of the order Crocodylia, comprising the true and the alligators, caimans, and gavials. adjective 2. of, like, or pertaining to a . 3. hypocritical; insincere. /ˌkrɒkəˈdɪlɪən/ noun 1. any large predatory reptile of the order Crocodilia, which includes the crocodiles, alligators, and caymans. They live […]
[kroh-koh-ahyt, krok-oh-] /ˈkroʊ koʊˌaɪt, ˈkrɒk oʊ-/ noun 1. a yellow, orange, or red mineral, lead chromate, PbCrO 4 , formed by replacement. /ˈkrəʊkəʊˌaɪt/ noun 1. a rare orange secondary mineral consisting of lead chromate in monoclinic crystalline form. Formula: PbCrO4 Also called red-lead ore
/krəˈkɒzmɪə/ noun 1. any plant of the cormous S. African genus Crocosmia, including the plant known to gardeners as montbretia: family Iridaceae
[kroh-kuh s] /ˈkroʊ kəs/ noun, plural crocuses. 1. any of the small, bulbous plants of the genus Crocus, of the iris family, cultivated for their showy, solitary flowers, which are among the first to bloom in the spring. 2. the flower or bulb of the crocus. 3. a deep yellow; orangish yellow; saffron. 4. Also […]