CPAP 1502 Unit 11 Special Senses

CPAP 1502 Unit 11 Special Senses - pupill/o opt/o-opia...

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Special Senses Additional Terms The Eye amblyopia dullness of vision (ambly – dull, opia – vision) nyctalopia night blindness (nycto – night, darkness/ alo – blind) emmetropia normal, perfect vision
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myopia nearsightedness hyperopia farsightedness (presbyopia) anisocoria pronounced: an/eye/so/core/ee/a aniso – unequal cor/o – pupil ia – condition phac/o combining form for lens (phacolysis treatment for phacosclerosis)
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xenophthalmia inflamed eye condition caused by foreign material xen/o – foreign, strange xero – dry xantho – yellow cry/o cold ex: cryosurgery, cryotherapy oculus dexter right eye oculus sinister left eye cor/o, core/o, pupil
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Unformatted text preview: pupill/o opt/o, -opia vision (ex: myopia) phot/o light ex: photophobia ton/o tension, pressure ex: hypertonic (Next Page) THE EAR aur/o ear (L: auris-ear) aura (L: breeze) gold (L: aurum – old) examples: aural – pertaining to the ear auricle – pinna (L: feather) external ear endaural – pertaining to within the ear endo – within (also intra) fenestra (L: window) opening usually closed by a membrane fenestration – operation to make an opening into labyrinth of inner ear to restore hearing ossicle any small bone, especially one of the 3 bones of the middle ear cerumen earwax...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1502 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Spring '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1502 Unit 11 Special Senses - pupill/o opt/o-opia...

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