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Eyes and Ears!!

Fibrous layer of clear tissue that extends over the anterior portion of the eye and is continuous with the white of the eye? Cornea
Yellowish region in the retina; contains the fovea centralis? Macula lutea
What eye structure is transparent, biconvex, and focuses light on the retina Lens
Place where optic nerve fibers cross in the brain Optic chiasma
Adjustment of the lens by the ciliary body Accomodation
Photosensitive receptor cells of the retina; make the preception of color possible Cones
The combining form for the ciliary body is Cycl/o
The meaning of palpebr/o is Eyelid
The combining form for cornea Kerat/o
An eye inflammation commonly called "pinkeye" is Conjunctivitis
Impairment of vision due to old age Presbyopia
Myopia Nearsightedness
Astigmatism Defective curvature of the cornea or lens
Glaucoma is primarily diagnosed by Tonometry
A blind spot; area of depressed vision surrounded by an area of normal vision Scotoma
Macular degeneration produces Loss of central vision
Small hard mass on eyelid; formed from sebaceous gland enlargements Chalazion
Snail-shaped, spirally wound tube in the inner ear is the Chochlea
Channel between the middle ear and the nasopharynx Labyrinth
Myring/o means Tympanic membrane
Bacterial infection of the middle ear Suppurative otitis media
Tinnitus Ringing sound in ears
Visual examination of the ear Otoscopy
Nerve deafness occurring with Presbycusis
Fungal infection of the ear Otomycosis
Contains sensitive cells (rods and cones) that transmit light energy to nervous impulses Retina
Contains muscles that control the shape of the lens and secrete aqueous humor ciliary body
Transparent body behind the iris and in front of the vitreous humor; refracts light rays to bring them into focus on the retina Lens
Jelly-like material behind the lens; helps to maintain the shape of the eyeball vitreous humor
Dark center of the eye through which light rays enter Pupil
Vascular layer of the eyeball that is continuous with iris Choroid
Delicate membrane lining the eyelids and covering the anterior eyeball Conjunctiva
Fibrous layer of clear tissue that extends over the anterior portion of the eyeball Cornea
Colored portion of the eye; surrounds the pupil Iris
Tough, white outer coatof the eyeball Sclera
Inflammation of the vascular layer of the eye Uveitis
Condition of dry eyes Xerophthalmia
Outward deviation of the eye Exotropia
Inward deviation of the eye Esotropia
Absence of the lens of the eye Aphakia
Absence of vision in half of the visual field Hemianopsia
Abnormal deviations of the eye Strabismus
Increased intraocular pressure results in retinal and optic nerve damage Glaucoma
Localized purulent infection of a sebaceous gland in the eyelid Hordeolum {stye)
Clouding of the lens causes decreased vision Cataract
Retinal micro aneurysms,hemorrhages occur secondary to an endocrine condition Diabetic Retinopathy
Deterioration of the macula lutea of the retina Macular Degeneration
Created by: norrisac