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pituitar/o
pituitary glands
audiometry
measuring how well individual hears sound waves at diff frequencies
tox/o, toxic/o
poison
acous/o
hearing
-uria
urination
audi/o
sound
parathyroid
secretes parathyroid hormone, regulates level of calcium
aur/o
ear
pituaitary gland
anterior- growth hormone, thyroid
posterior- antidiuretic hormone oxytocin-breast milk
irid/o
iris
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
ocul/o
eye
thyroid
triodothyronine-growh, development, metabolism
Throxine
Calcitinin
opthalm/o
eye
diabetes mellitus
pancrease, fails to produce adequate amount of insulin-metabolize carbs, fats and protien.
opia
vision
opthalmoscopy
process of vieing eye, at all depths using opthalmoscope
DM
diabetes mellitus
ot/o
ear
diabetes insipidus
thirst, urination, disorder of pituitary gland- secreation of antidiuretic hormone.
phak/o
lens of eye
scler/o
sclera-white of eye
PERL
pupil equal and reactive to light
FBS
fasting blood sugar
TM
typanic membrane- eardrum
otoscopy
use of otoscope to view tympanic membrane, and outer ear
cerumen
ear wax
cornea
transparent, nonvascular part of eye, also known as iris
lens
colorless, focusses image clearly on retina
outer ear
visible portion, auricle/pinna, seperated by tympanic membrane- eardrum
auricle/pinna
ear lobe
adrenal cortex
outer portion
external auditory canal
tube leading from auricle to middle ear
astigmatism
blurred vision, rub, headaches, squinting. Causes ligh to be focused irregulaly beacause of abnormally shaped retina
adrenal medulla
inner portion
cataract
lens becomes cloudy, alters imagages
aden/o
gland
hyperopia
excessive visual condition, light rays focus behind retina, impaired close vision- eyeball shorter
myopia
nearsightedness, muscle-visual condition, impaired distant vision, light rays focussed in front of retina because eyeball is longer than normal.
adren/o
adrenal
purulence
containing puss
dips/o
thirst
stye (hordeolum)
bacterial infection, or eyelid, redness, swelling in margin of eyelash
ex
out, outward, outside
exo
out, outward, outside
glyc/o
sugar