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accommodation
adjustment of the eye for varios distances so the image fails on the retina of the eye
acuity
clearness or sharpness of a sensory function
adnexa
tissues or structure in the body adjacent to or near a related structure
articulate
to join or connect together loosely to allow motion between the parts
gustation
sense and act tasting food
humor
any fluid or semifluid of the body
olfaction act of smelling
ossicle any small bone, especially of the three bones of ear
photopigment
light sensitive pigment in the retinal cones and rods that absorb light
slit lamp
microscope with a specialized light that allows magnification of the eye structures
tunic
a layer or coat of tissue
sclera
whites of the eye provides strength and shape
cornea
allows light to come into the eye
conjuctiva
covers the outer surface of the eye and lines the eyelid
retina
responsible for the reception and transmission of visual impulse to the brain
optic nerve
sense visual signal to the brain
aqueous humor
provides nourment for the lens and eye
lacrinmal gland
produces tears and eye lubicate
lacrimal canal
to the mucous membrane that lines the inside of nasal cavity
ambly/o
dull, dim
amblyopia
reduction or dimnewss of vision
aque/o
water
aqueous
pertaining to water
blephar/o
eyelid
blepharoptosis
drooping of the upper eyelid
choriod/o
choriod
choroidopathy
any disease of the choriod
core/o
pupil/o
pupil
cerometer
instrument for measuring the pupil
pupilography
process of recording the pupil
conjuctiv/o
conjuctiva
conjuctival
pertaining to the conjustiva
corne/o
cornea
kerat/o
horny (hard) cornea
corneal
pertaing to the cornea
karatotomy
incision of the cornea
cyclo
ciliary body of eye
cycloplegia
paralysis of the cillarty body
dacry/o
lacrim/o
tear, lacrimal appartus
darcyoma
tomor like swelling due to obstruction of the lacrimal ducts
lacrimotome
instrument used for incising the lacrimal sac or duct
dacryocyst/o
lacrimal sac
darcrycystoptosis
prolapse of the lactrimal sac
glauc/o
gray
glaucoma
increase intraocular pressure that destoyes the retina and optic nerve
goni
angle
goniscopy
examination of the angle and draainage area of eye
irid
iris
iridoplegia
paralysis of the sphinter of iris
ocul/o
ophtham/o
eye
oculomyeosis
fungal infection of eye
opthalmologist
physician specializing in treating disorders of eye
opt/o
optic/o
eye, vision
optokinetic
pertaining to twithching of eye
optical
pertaining to vision
phac/o
lens
phacocele
displacement of the crystallime lens into the interior chamber of eye
phot/o
light
photophobia
intolerace to light
prebsy/o
old age
presbyopia
loss of lens do to old age
retin/o
retina
retinosis
any degeneration progess of the retinanot associated with harding
schler/o
harding
scleromalacia
softing of the sclera
scot/o
darkness
sctomo
island like blind spot in visual field
vitro
vitreous body of eye
vitrectomy
removal of the contents of the vitreous chamber of the eye
audi/o
hearing
aur/o
ot/o
ear
audiometer
instrument used to measure hearing
biaural
pertaining to both ears
otopyorrhea
discharge of pus from ears
labyrith/o
labyrith iner ear
labyrithotomy
incision of the labyrinth
mastoid
mastoid process
mastoidectomy
removal of the mastoid process
salping/o
tubes
salpinoscope
instrument used to examine eustatian tubes
stapedo
stapes
stapedectomy
excision of the stapes to improve hearing
myring/o
tympan/o
tympathic membrane
myringomyeosis
inflammation of thypanic membrane as result of fungus
tympanostomy
forming opening in the tympathic membrane
opia
vision
diplopia
double vision
tropia
turning
esotropia
marked turning inward of eye
acusia hearing
hearing
anacusia
deafness
exo
outside
exotopia
abnormal turning outward of one or both eyes
hyperopia
farsighted
achromatopsia
servere congenical deficiency in color perception
chalazion
hard tumor of the eyelid
diopter
measurement of refection
ectropion
or outward turning, or the edge of lower eyelid
emmetropia
normal condition of the eye in refraction in which, when the eye is at rest, paralled rays focus exactly on the retina
entropion
inversion, or inward turning, of the edge of lower eyelid
exophthalmos
protrusion on one ore both eyeballs
hordeolum
inflammation swelling of one or several sebacecous glands of eyelid
metamorphopsia
visual distortion of object
myetalpia
inability to see well in dim light
nystagmus
involuntary movement that appears jerky and may reduce with increase3 ocular prussure resulting from intracranial pruessure
presbyopia
loss of accommodation of the crustaline lens associated with aging