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ACTH
adrenocorticotropic hormone
AOA
American Optometric Association
COA
certified ophthalmic assistant
COMT
certified ophthalmic medical technologist
COT
certified ophthalmic technician
D
diopter
EMT
emergency medical technician
EMT-P
EMT-paramedic
ENT
ear,nose, throat
EOMI
extraocular movement intact
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
Fx
fracture
HCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
L&A, L and A
light and accomodation
Laser
light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
mg
milligram
mm
millimeter
OAG
open-angle glaucoma
OB
obstetrician, obstetrics
OD
right eye
OD
doctor of optometry
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
T3, T4
triiodothyronine, tetraiodothyronine
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TSH
thyroid-stimulating hormone
abrasion
scrape
adrenocorticoid
hormone manufactured in the adrenal cortex
adrenolysis
destruction of the adrenal glands
adrenomegaly
enlarged adrenal glands
ambivalence
unable to decide, wavering on both sides
anisocoria
pupils of unequal size
blepharedema
swelling of the eyelid
blepharoplasty
plastic surgery of the eyelid
blepharoptosis
prolapse of the upper eyelid
blephrorrphaphy
suturing of the eyelid
blepharospasm
twitching eyelid
chloropia
seeing green
contusion
bruise
corectasia
dilation of the pupil
corectopia
displaced pupil
corelysis
destruction of the pupil
coreometer
instrument used to measure pupil size
coreoplasty
plastic surgery of the pupil
corneitis
inflammation of the cornea
corneoiritis
inflammation of the cornea and the iris
corneoscleral
pertaining to the cornea and the sclera
cyclokeratitis
inflammation of the ciliary body and the cornea
cycloplegia
paralysis of the ciliary body
cytophagy
destruction of other cells by phagocytes
dacryoadenalgia
pain in the tear gland
dacryocystitis
inflammation of the tear sac
dacryocystocele
herniation of a tear sac
dacryocystoptosis
prolapse of the tear sac
dacryocystotome
instrument for incision of a tear sac
dacryolith
calculus in the tear duct or sac
dacryoma
tumor of the lacrimal tissue
dacryopyorrhea
discharge of pus from the tear gland
diascope
a glass plate used to look through to examine the skin
diopter
measurement unit of refraction
diplopia
double vision
endocrine
glands that secrete hormones
endocrinologist
specialist in the study and treatment of disorders of the endocrine system
endocrinology
the science studying the endocrine system
epinephrine
hormone produced by the adrenal medulla
erthyropia
seeing red
esotropia
condition in which the eyes point inward
euphoria
feeling good
evulsion
a tearing away
exotropia
condition in which the eyes point outward
fracture
break
glaucoma
condition in which the intraocular aqueous humor pressure is high
hyperopia
farsightedness
hypertropia
condition in which the eyes point upward
hyperthryoidism
overactive thyroid condition
hypotropia
condition in which the eyes point downward
hypothyroidism
underactive thyroid condition
iridalgia
iris pain
iridectomy
excision of the iris
iridocele
herniation of the iris
iridomalacia
softening of the iris
iridoplegia
paralysis of the iris
iridoptosis
prolapse of the iris
iridorrhexis
rupture of the iris
keratectasia
protrusion of a thin scarred cornea
keratorrhexis
rupture of the cornea
keratoscleritis
inflammation of the cornea and sclera
keratotomy
incision into the cornea
laceration
a cut
lacrimation
tearing
macrophage
large phagocyte
microphage
small phagocyte
myopia
nearsightedness
nasolacrimal
pertaining to the nasal passages and the tear ducts
onychocryptosis
ingrown nail
onychoid
resembling a nail
onychoma
nail tumor
onychomalacia
softening of the nails
onychomycosis
fungus infection of the nail
onychophagia
nail biting
ophthalmalgia
eye pain
ophthalmic
pertaining to the eye
ophthalmocele
herniation of the eye
ophthalmologist
physician specialist in treatment of eye disease
ophthalmometer
instrument used to measure in the eye
ophthalmopathy
any disease
ophthalmoplasty
surgical repair of the eye
ophthalmoplegia
ocular muscle paralysis
ophthalmoscope
instrument used to examine the interior of the eye
ophthalmoscopy
process of using an ophthalmoscope
optic
pertaining to vision
optometrist
specialist in assessing and treating visual acuity problems and other eye disease
optometry
the measurement of vision and the practice performed by the optometrist
paronychia
condition of infection around a nail
phacocele
dislocation of the lens of the eye
phacoemulsification
procedure to disintegrate cataracts
phagocyte
cell that eats cells
phorometer
instrument used to measure ocular muscle movement
phoropter
instrument used to measure prescription strength for lenses
presbyopia
old eye,loss of accomodation
puncture
to make a hole
retinal
pertaining to the retina
retinitis
inflammation of the retina
retinopexy
fixation of a detached retina
retinoscope
instrument used to look at the retina
sclerectomy
excision of the sclera
sclerostomy
make an opening in the sclera
suprarenal
upon the kidney, refers to the adrenal glands
testosterone
hormone produced in the testes
thyroxine
thyroid hormone
traumatology
the study of wound treatment
trichoglossia
condition of hair growth on the tongue
trichoid
resembling hair
trichopathy
any hair disease
trichophagia
condition in which the person bites on or eats hair
trichophobia
fear of hair growth or touching hair
xanthopia
see yellow