Med Terminology chapter 17 Flashcards

tympanic membrane
Terms Definitions
aque/o
water
blephar/o
eyelid
conjunctiv/o
conjunctiva
cor/o
pupil
corne/o
cornea
cycl/o
ciliary body or muscle of the eye
dacry/o
tears, tear duct
ir/o
iris
irid/o
iris
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
phac/o, phak/o
lens of the eye
pupill/o
pupil
retin/o
retina
scler/o
sclera (white of the eye); hard
uve/o
uvea
uitre/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
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
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
staped/o
stapes (third bone of the middle ear)
tympan/o
eardrum, tympanic membrane
vestibul/o
vestibule
-acusis or -cusis
hearing
-meter
instrument to measure
-otia
ear condition
cataract
clouding of the lens, causing decreased vision
chalazion
small, hard, cystic mass (granuloma) on the eyelid
diabetic retinophathy
retinal effects of diabetes mellitus
glaucoma
increased intraocular pressure results in damage to the retina and optic nerve with loss of vision
hordeolum
localized, purulent, inflammatory staphylococcal infection of a sebaceous gland in the eyelid
macular degeneration
progressive damage to the macula of the retina
nystagmus
repetitive rhythmic movements of one or both eyes
retinal detachment
two layers of the retina separate from each other
strabismus
abnormal deviation of the eye
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