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Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Condition in which the inner ear or cochlear portion of the cranial nerve VIII is abnormal or diseased.
Cognition
Intellectual ability to think
Hyperopia
Farsightedness
Chalazion
cyst of the meibomian glands
Awareness
capacity to perceive sensory impressions through thoughts and actions
Hallucination
sensory perception that occurs, not based on reality
Glaucoma
Disorder characterized by an abnormally high pressure of fluid inside the eyeball.
Stye
Pustular inflammation of the eyelash follicle or sebaceous gland on the eyelid margin
Cataract
Condition in which the lens of the eye loses its transparency and becomes opaque
Cerumen
Earwax
Efferent Nerve Pathway
Descending spinal cored pathway that transmits sensory impulses from the brain
Vertigo
Slow-growing, benign tumor of the vestibular portion of the inner ear
Myopia
Nearsightedness
Meniere's Disease
State of hearing loss characterized by tinnitus and vertigo
Macular Degeneration
Atrophy or deterioration of the macula
Illusion
Inaccurate perception or misinterpretation of sensory stimuli
Sensory Deficit
Change in the perception of sensory stimuli; can affect any of the senses
Keratitis
Inflammation of the cornea
Otitis Externa
Bacterial infection of the external canal "swimmer's ear".
Sensory Deprivation
stateo of reduced sensory input from the internal or external enviromnent, manifested by alteration in sensory perception
Nystagmus
Repetitive and involuntary movement of the eyeballs.
Otitis Media
Inflammation of the middle ear
Disorientation
state of mental confusion in which awareness of time, place, self and situation is impaired
Conductive Hearing Loss
Condition characterized by the inability of the sound waves to reach the inner ear
Strabismus
inabiiity of the eyes to focus in the same direction
Orientation
Perception of self in relation to the surrounding enviromnent
Tinnitus
Ringing sound in the ear
Astigmatism
Asymmetric focus of light rays on the retina
sensation
ability to receive and process stimuli received through the sensory organs
Conjunctivitis
Inflammation of the conjunctiva
Consciousness
State of awareness of self, others and surrounding environment
Sensory Overload
stateo f excessive and sustained multisensory stimulation manifested by behavior change and perceptual distortion
Presbycusis
inability of the lens of the eye to change curvature to focus on near objects
Sensory Perception
ability to receive sensory impressions and through cortical assoc. relate the stimuli to past experiences and form an impression of thenature of the stimulus
Perception
ability to experience, recognize, organize and interpret sensory stimuli
Otosclerosis
conductive hearing loss secondary to a pathologic change of the bones in the middle ear
arousal
state of wakefulness and alertness
Presbyopia
inability of the lens of the ey to change curvature to focus on near objects
Acoustic Neuroma
Slow growing benign tumor of the vestibular portion of the inner ear.
Afferent Nerve Pathway
ascending spinal cord pathway that transmits sneosry impulses to the brain
Affect
expression of mood or feeling