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aque/o
water
blephar/o
eyelid
conjuctiv/o
conjunctiva
cor/o
pupil
corne/o
cornea
cycl/o
ciliary body or muscle of the eye
dacry/o
tears, tear duct
ir/o, irid/o
iris (colored portion of the eye around the pupil)
kerat/o
cornea
lacrim/o
tears
ocul/o
eye
ophthalm/o
eye
opt/o, optic/o
eye, vision
palpebr/o
eyelid
papill/o
optic disc (disk); nipple-like
phac/o, phak/o
lens of the eye
pupill/o
pupil
retin/o
retina
scler/o
sclera (white of the eye)
uve/o
uvea; vascular layer of the eye (iris, ciliary body, and choroid)
vitre/o
glassy
ambly/o
dull, dim
dipl/o
double
glauc/o
gray
mi/o
smaller, less
mydr/o
widen, enlarge
nyct/o
night
phot/o
light
presby/o
old age
scot/o
darkness
xer/o
dry
-opia
vision
-opsia
vision
-tropia
to turn
acous/o
hearing
audi/o
hearing, the sense of hearing
audit/o
hearing
aur/o, auricul/o
ear
cochle/o
cochlea
mastoid/o
mastoid process
myring/o
eardrum, tympanic membrane
ossicul/o
ossicle
ot/o
ear
salping/o
eustachian tube, auditory tube
staped/o
stapes (third bone of the middle ear)
tympan/o
eardrum, tympanic membrane
vestibul/o
vestibule
-acusis or -cusis
hearing
-otia
ear condition
astigmatism
Defective curvature of the cornea or lens of the eye.
hyperopia (hypermetropia)
Farsightedness
myopia
nearsightedness
presbyopia
Impairment of vision as a result of old age.
cataract
Clouding of the lens, causing decreased vision
chalazion
Small, hard cystic mass (granuloma) on the eyelid; formed as a result of chronic inflammation of a sebaceous gland (meibomian gland) along the margin of the eyelid.
glaucoma
Increased intraocular pressure results in damage to the retina and optic nerve.
macular degeneration
Progressive damage to the macula of the retina.
enucleation
Removal of the entire eyeball.
keratoplasty
Surgical repair of the cornea.
LASIK
Use of an eximer laser to correct errors of refraction (myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism).
phacoemulsification
Ultrasonic vibrations break up the lens, which is then aspirated through the ultrasonic probe.
otitis media
Inflammation of the middle ear.
otosclerosis
Hardening of the bony tissue of the labyrinth of the ear.
tinnuitus
Sensation of noises (ringing, buzzing, whistling, booming) in the ears.
vertigo
Sensation of irregular whirling motion either of oneself or of external objects.
audiometry
Testing the sense of hearing.
cochlear implant
Surgically implanted device allowing sensorineural hearing-impaired persons to understand speech.
otoscopy
Visual examination of the ear with an otoscope.
ophthalmoscopy
Visual examination of the interior of the eye.
visual acuity test
Clarity of vision is assessed.
visual field test
Measures the area within which objects are seen when the eyes are fixed looking straight ahead with moving the head.