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A&PII Chap 17 Senses

Ear and Eye

AD Right Ear
AS Left Ear
HEENT Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
ENT Ears, Nose, and Throat
PE Tube Pressure-Equalizing Tube
EENT Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
IOL Intraocular Lens
OD Right Eye
PERRLA Pupils Equal Round and Reactive to Light and Accomodation
OS Left Eye
VA Visual Aquity
OU Both Eyes
VF Visual Field
Dark opening of the eye, surrounded by the iris Pupil
Fibrous transparent layer of clear tissue that extends over the anterior portion of the eyeball Cornea
Middle, vascular layer of the eye, between the retina and the sclera Choroid
Colored, pigmented membrane surrounding the pupil of the eye Iris
Tough, white outer coat of the eyeball Sclera
Structure on each side of the lens that connects the choroid and the iris Ciliary Body
Light-sensitive nerve cell layer of the eye containing photoreceptor cell (rods and cones) Retina
Delicate membrane lining the eyelids and covering the anterior eyeball Conjunctiva
Farsightedness Hyperopia
Degenerative eye disease in which protein in the lens aggregates and clouds vision Cataract
Small, hard, cystic mass (granuloma) on eyelid, resulting from chronic inflammation of a sebaceous gland Chalazion
Repetitive rhythmic movements of one or both eyes Nystagmus
Impairment of vision as a result of old age Presbyopia
Inward turning of an eye Esotropia
Nearsightedness Myopia
Normal adjustment of eye to focus on objects from far to near Accommodation
Procedure performed to remove lens, cataract extraction Phacoemulsification
Outward turning of eye Exotropia
Sensation of noises (ringing, buzzing, whistling, booming)in the ears Tinnitus
Inflammation of the inner ear that usually results from an acute febrile process Labyrinthitis
Sensation of irregular or whirling motion either of oneself or of external objects Verigo
Inflammation of the middle ear Otitis media
Testing the sense of hearing Audiometry
Procedure to repair a damaged eardrum, stop infection and improve hearing Tympanoplasty
Removal of an infected portion of the bone behind the ear Mastoidectomy
An infection of the external auditory canal Otitis Externa
Surgical puncture of the tympanic membrane for the removal of fluid or drainage of pus Myringotomy
Surgically implanted device allowing sensorineural hearing impaired persons to understand speech Cochlear implant
Another name for Otitis Externa Swimmer's ear
Cross-eyed is also referred to as Esotropia
Another name for myringotomy Tympanotomy
A disease of the eye that is also called Madras Eye and can be acute or chronic Conjunctivitis
Cause by diabetes, this condition attacks the retina of the eye Diabetic retinopathy
A condition of the eye that is cause by increased pressure in the fluid and interferes with the optic nerve Glaucoma
Snail-shaped, spirally wound tube in the inner ear Cochlea
Flap of the ear Auricle, Pinna
Membrane between the outer and middle ear Tympanic membrane, eardrum
Channel between the middle ear and the nasopharynx Eustachian tube, Auditory tube
Channel that leads from the flap of the ear to the eardrum Auditory canal, Auditory meatus
Central cavity of the labyrinth (maze-like series of canals of inner ear) Vestibule
List the 3 ossicles in the middle ear from Pinna towards the oval window Malleus (hammer), incus (anvil), stapes (stirrup)
Disorder of the labyrinth of inner ear, 3rd most common cause of vertigo Meniere's disease
Collection of skin cells and cholesterol in a sac within the middle ear. Most often occurs with chronic ear infections Cholesteatoma
Created by: lindawelber