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root word for nose
Naso or Rhino
tube that leads form ear to throat
Eustachian Tubes
special cylindrical neroepithelial cells in the retina highly sensitive to low light.
Rods
angles at the ends of the slits between the eyelids
Canthi
the depressed area in the center of the back of the retina, the area of the clearest vision
Fovea
the projecting part of the ears that lies outside of the head
Pinna
structure that separates the meddle ear from the external ear
Tympanic membrane
specialized outer ends of the visual cells in the retina that are adapted to bright light, acute vision, and color perception
Cones
structures of equilibrium in the labyrinth
Semicircular canals
the partition separating the nares
Septum
special organs of hearing located on the basilar membrane of the cochlea
Organ of corti
eyelid
Palpebra
snail-shaped canal in inner ear
Cochlea
an arch like structure or space, such as the conjunctival fornix, where the palpebral conjunctiva curves onto the surface of the eye to become the bulbar conjunctiva
Fornix
transparent part of eye, directly behind iris, that focuses light rays on retina
Lens
transparent structure that forms anterior part of external tunic of eye
Cornea
eyelashes
Cilia
the openings of the nasal cavity; nostrils
Nares
shell-shaped turbinate bones of nose
Concha
involuntary rapid movements of the eyeball (horizontal, vertical, rotary, or mixed)
Nystagmus
uneven size of pupils
Anisocoria
excessive intraocular pressure
Glaucoma
excision of the eyeball
Enucleation
rolling inward of the eyelid
Entropion
removal of ear canal
Ablation
indication of vision in animals
Menace reflex