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conjunctiva
conjunctivitis-
to bind together
also known as pinkeye
cor/core
cor/core = pupil
corne
horny/cornea
dacry
tear
vitr/eous humor
glassy
a gelatinous mass in the posterior cavity
aque/ous humor
water
a watery fluid
watery fluid
iris
colored portion of the eye
lacrim/al glands
tear duct
the glands that produce tears
opt/ic nerve
eye
carriers information to the brain
retina
a thin film containing the photoceptors
sclera
the white outer covering of the eye
anterior chamber
the hollow space
choroid
resembling the membrane
lens
a transperant dusc that changes form
pupil
a round ,black hole that allws light to pass into the eye.
blephar/optosis
eyelid
condition of drooping eyelid
a/stigmat/ism
without point condition of
defective curature of the refractive surface of the eye
abbv. Ast
blephar/itis
eyelid
inflammation of the eyelid
cataract
reduction of transparency of the lens
dacry/o/cyst/itis
tear sac inflammation
inflammation of the tear sac
detached retina
seperation of the retina from the choroid at the back of the eye
dipl/opia
double vision
double vision
glaucoma
loss of vision due to increased pressure
hordeolum
infection causing swelling of the eyelid, also called sty
hyper/opia
beyond/vision
farsighted
ir/itis
iris
inflammation of the iris
kerat/itis
cornea
inflammation of the cornea
macular degeneration
progress deterioration of the area of the retina known as the macula lutea
ARMD
my/opia
to shut vision
reduced visioin with distant objects
nystagmus
involuntary, rhythmic movements of the eye
ocul/myc/o/sis
eye fungus condition of
fungul infection of the eye
photo/phobia
light fear
fear of light
presby/opia
old age vision
impaired vision due to aging
pterygium
abnormal fold of fibrous tissue extending between the conjunctiva and cornea
retin/opathy
disease of the retina
strabismus
a condition of crossed eyes
blephar/o/plasty
eyelid surgical repair
surgical repair of the eyelid
kerat/o/plasty
cornea repair
surgical repair of the cornea
ophthalm/ologist
a physician specialising the the treatment of the eye
eye one who studies
opt/ician
eye-vision
a technician trained in filling Rx's for corrective lenses
opt/ometrist
eye
a professional trained to examine eyes to correct vision problems
aur/icle or pinna
ear
external appendages on the sides of the head that are commonly referred to as the ears.
tympanic membrane
membrane that covered disk that receives sound waves-also called the eardrum. abbrviated TM
cerumen
the waxy substance produced by glands lining the external audiotory canal
Eustachian tube
a tube that connects the throat with the tympanic cavity of the middle ear
an/acusis
without hearing
ot/algia
ear pain or ear ache
ot/o/rrhagia
bleeding , or hemorrhage from the ear
ot/o/rrhea
drainage of the ear
tinnitus
a ringing or buzzing sensation in the ears.
vertigo
sensation of dizziness
cerumen impaction
excession buildup of ear wax
myringitis/tympanitis
inflammation of the eardrum
ot/itis externa
ear inflammation exterior
inflammation of the external auditory canal
ot/itis media
ear inflammation
inflammation of the middle
abbv. OM
ot/osclerosis
ear think, hard
abnormal formation of bone between the stapes and oval window, causing progressive loss of hearing
presbycusis
old age hearing
hearing impairment that is associated with old age
audi/o/metry
hearing measurement
the procedure that measures hearing using an audiometer
myring/o/plasty
surgical repair of the ear drum
myring/o/tomy
incision into the tympanic membrane-eardrum
accommodation
an adjustment of the eye to variations in distance
dacry/o/aden/itis
tear gland inflammation
inflammation of the tear gland