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amblyo
dim, dull
aqueo
water
blepharo
eyelid
conjunctivo
conjunctiva
core/o
pupil
corneo
cornea
cyclo
ciliary muscle
dacryo
tear, tear duct
diplo
double
glauco
gray
iro
irido
iris
lacrimo
tears
oculo
ophthalmo
opto
optico
eye
papillo
optic disc
phaco
lens
rentino
retina
sclero
sclera
presbyo
old age
uveo
vascular
vitre
glassy
-chalasis
relaxation
-opia
vision
-tropia
to turn
the study of the eye is known as...
ophthalmology
the sclera, choroid, and the retina are the three layers of the...
of the eyeball
the sclera is known in layman's terms as the ________
the white of the eye
the cornea is the part of the sclera that allows .... in
allows light in
the second layer of the eye, the choroid, provides...
blood flow
the third layer of the eye, the retina, contains the
rods and cones, which respond to light
rods are __ (active/inactive) in dim light and help us see ___ (color/BW)
active in dim light;
help us see B/W
cones are ___ (active/inactive) in dim light and help us see ____ (color/BW)
inactive in dim light and active in bright light;
they help us see color
strabismus
crossed eyes
conjuntiva
the mucous membrane lining on the underside of the eye
blepharitis
eyelid inflammation
blepharoplasty
surgical repair of the eyelid
blepharoptosis
drooping eyelid
blepharectomy
excision of the eyelid
conjuntivitis
inflammation of the conjunctiva (inner eyelid lining)
conjunctivoplasty
surgical repair of the conjunctiva
cycloplegia
paralysis of the ciliary body
scleromalacia
softening of the sclera
sclerotomy
incision into the sclera
scleritis
inflammation of the sclera
accomodation
ability of the eye to adjust to variations in distance
convergence
the moving inward of the eyes to see an obje. close to the face
ectropion
turning outward of the eyelid
presbyopia
visual loss due to old age
xerophthalmia
dry eyes
achromatopsia
color blindness
amblyopia
"lazy eye"
when brain refuses to recog signal from one eye b/c it percieves two distinct images
cataract
damage to the lens causing it to become opaque or cloudy
tonometry
measure of the intraocular pressure of the eye, to check for glaucoma
enucleation
surgical removal of the eye ball