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Somatic Senses

aud- to hear
choriod skinlike
cochlea snail
corn- form
iris rainbow
labyrinth maze
lacri- tears
macula spot
malle- hammer
oculi- to see
olfact- to smell
photo- light
scler- hard
therm- heat
tympan- drum
vitre- glass
amblyopia dim vision not due to a refractive disorder or lesion
anopia absence of an eye
audiometry measurement of auditory acuity for various frequencies of sound waves
blepharitis inflammation of the eyelid margins
conjunctivitis inflammation of the conjunctiva
diplopia double vision
enucleation removal of the eyeball
exophthalmos abnormal protrusion of the eyes
hyperalgesia heightened sensitivity to pain
iridectomy surgical removal of part of the iris
iritis inflammation of the iris
keratitis inflammation of the cornea
Meniere's disease inner ear disorder that causes ringing in the ears, increased sensitivity to sounds, dizziness, and hearing loss.
neuralgia pain resulting from inflammation of a nerve or a group of nerves
neuritis inflammation of a nerve
nystagmus involuntary oscillation of the eyes
otitis media inflammation of the middle ear
pterygium abnormally thickened patch of conjunctiva that extends over part of the cornea
retinitis pigmentosa inherited, progressive retinal sclerosis characterized by pigment deposits in the retina sclerosis characterized by pigment deposits in the retina and by retinal atrophy
retinoblastoma inherited, highly malignant tumor arising from immature retinal cells
tinnitus ringing or buzzing noise in the ears
tonometry procedure eye care professionals perform to determine the intraocular pressure (IOP), the fluid pressure inside the eye.
tympanoplasty surgical reconstruction of the middle ear bones and the establishment of continuity from the ear drum to the oval window
uveitis inflammation of the urea, the region of the eye that includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid coat
vertigo sensation of dizziness
Created by: hannahpiper