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Contact Term 8

Macrophthalmia Abnormally large eyeball
Melanoma Malignant tumor derived from pigment cells. In the eye, can initiate in the choroid, ciliary body, or iris.
Microcornea Small cornea of 10mm or less
Miotic A drug that causes the pupil to contract
Mydriatic A drug that dilates the pupil
Muscae Volitantes dark or translucent specks seen when looking at bright, overly illuminated field, such as the sky. Caused by minute residue of fetal vascular system floating in the vitreous
Nebula A faint or slightly misty corneal opacity
Nystagmus an involuntary oscillating, rapid movement of the eyeball; it may be lateral, vertical, rotary, or mixed
Orthoptics Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of defective eye coordination, binocular vision, and functional amblyopia, by non-medical and non-surgical methods
Palpebral pertaining to the eyelid
Pannus invasion of the peripheral cornea by infiltration and formation of new blood vessels
Phakic refers to an eye that possesses its natural lens
Photophobia abnormal sensitivity to, and discomfort from, light.
Pthisis bulbi diseased or damaged eyeball that has shrunk and lost its function
Pinguecula yellowish, triangular thickening of bulbar conjunctiva, nasal or temporal to the cornea
Proptosis Protrusion of the eye
Created by: griffiskr