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Special Senses

Medical Terminology- The Eyes and Ears

QuestionAnswer
The term meaning the turning outward of the edge of the eyelid is ... Ectropion
An ocular ... may be fitted to replace a missing eyeball Prosthesis
A surgical incision into the labyrinth is konwn as an ... Labyrinthotomy
Photo-refractive ... is used to correct refractive errors by shaving away some of the top layer of the cornea. Keratectomy
The term meaning drooping of the upper eyelid is ... Blepharoptosis
The pressure-related ear discomfort often caused by changes in pressure when flying is konwn as ... Barotrauma
The diagnostic precedure used to detect corneal abrasions is konwn as ... staining Fluorescein
The medical term for the substance commonly known as earwax is ... Cerumen
Speech ... measures the threshold of speech reception and speech discrimination Audiometry
The medical term for the condition commonly konwn as an earache is ... Otalgia
The condition is which the pupils are unequal in size is konwn as ... Anisocoria
Involuntary, constant, rhythmic movement of the eyeball is known as ... Nystaginus
An inflammation anywhere in the uveal tract is konwn as ... Iritis
Also known as a stye, an infection of one or more glands at the border of the eyelid is konwn as a ... Hordeolum
The medical term for an inflammation of the conjunctiva is ... Conjunctivitis
The surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear is a ... Stapedectomy
A sense of whirling, dizziness, and the loss of balance is known as ... Vertigo
When the retina is pulled away from its normal position of being attached to the choroid, this is known as a ... detachment. Retinal
An inflammation of the white of the eye is known as ... Scleritits
Also konwn as double vision, the medical term for the perception of two images of a single ofject is ... Diplopia
Also known as color blindness, the medical term for the lack of the ability to distinguish colors is ... Monochromatism
The term used to describe the changes in the eyes that occur with aging is ... Presbyopia
A condition in which the lens and cornea do not bend light so that it focuses properly on the retina is known as a ... disorder Refractive
Ther term meaning a ringing, buzzin, or roaring sound in the ears is ... Tinnitus
An inflammation of the eustachian tube is known as ... Eustachitis
Which term describes a non-cancerous growth that develops on the cornea that may grow large enough to distort vision? A. adnexa B. anisocoria C. pteryguim D. synechia C. pteryguim
Which term describes the simultaneous inward movement of both eyes toward each other to maintain single binocular vision? a. accommodation b. convergence c. emmetropia d. refraction b. convergence
Which ear structures are important in maintaining equal atmospheric pressure within the middle ear? a. auditory ossicles b. eustachian tubes c. external auditory canal d. semicircular canals b. eustachian tubes
Pterygium non cancerous growth that develops on the cornea that may grow large enough to distort vision
convergence Simultabeous inward movemet of both of the eyes toward each other as they focus to maintain a singular binocular vision
Eustachian Tubes Ear structures that are important in maintaining equal atmospheric pressure within the middle of the ear.
Macular Degeneration condition in which central vision is lost, and peripheral vision may remain.
Macula Region where vision is sharpest on the retina
Sympotoms of Meniere Disease Symptons: Dizziness, fluctuating hearing loss in 1 ear, ringing of the ears
Astigmatism unequal curvature along the refractive surface of the eye
Laser retinopexy laser treatment used to reatach a detached retina
Choroid opaque middle layer of the eyeball
Abbreviation for Left Eye OS
myringotomy surgical incision in the eardrum to create an opening for the placement of tympanostomy tubes
The term meaning the turning outward of the edge of the eyelid is ... Ectropionn
An ocular ... may be fitted to replace a missing eyeball Prosthesis
A surgical incision into the labyrinth is konwn as an ... Labyrinthotomy
Photo-refractive ... is used to correct refractive errors by shaving away some of the top layer of the cornea. Keratectomy
The term meaning drooping of the upper eyelid is ... Blepharoptosis
The pressure-related ear discomfort often caused by changes in pressure when flying is konwn as ... Barotrauma
The diagnostic precedure used to detect corneal abrasions is konwn as ... staining Fluorescein
The medical term for the substance commonly known as earwax is ... Cerumen
Speech ... measures the threshold of speech reception and speech discrimination Audiometry
The medical term for the condition commonly konwn as an earache is ... Otalgia
The condition is which the pupils are unequal in size is konwn as ... Anisocoria
Involuntary, constant, rhythmic movement of the eyeball is known as ... Nystaginus
An inflammation anywhere in the uveal tract is konwn as ... Iritis
Also known as a stye, an infection of one or more glands at the border of the eyelid is konwn as a ... Hordeolum
The medical term for an inflammation of the conjunctiva is ... Conjunctivitis
The surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear is a ... Stapedectomy
A sense of whirling, dizziness, and the loss of balance is known as ... Vertigo
When the retina is pulled away from its normal position of being attached to the choroid, this is known as a ... detachment. Retinal
An inflammation of the white of the eye is known as ... Scleritits
Also konwn as double vision, the medical term for the perception of two images of a single ofject is ... Diplopia
Also known as color blindness, the medical term for the lack of the ability to distinguish colors is ... Monochromatism
The term used to describe the changes in the eyes that occur with aging is ... Presbyopia
A condition in which the lens and cornea do not bend light so that it focuses properly on the retina is known as a ... disorder Refractive
Ther term meaning a ringing, buzzin, or roaring sound in the ears is ... Tinnitus
An inflammation of the eustachian tube is known as ... Eustachitis
Which term describes a non-cancerous growth that develops on the cornea that may grow large enough to distort vision? A. adnexa B. anisocoria C. pteryguim D. synechia c. pterygium
Which term describes the simultaneous inward movement of both eyes toward each other to maintain single binocular vision? a. accommodation b. convergence c. emmetropia d. refraction b. convergence
Which ear structures are important in maintaining equal atmospheric pressure within the middle ear? a. auditory ossicles b. eustachian tubes c. external auditory canal d. semicircular canals b. eustachian tubes
Pterygium non cancerous growth that develops on the cornea that may grow large enough to distort vision
convergence Simultabeous inward movemet of both of the eyes toward each other as they focus to maintain a singular binocular vision
Eustachian Tubes Ear structures that are important in maintaining equal atmospheric pressure within the middle of the ear.
Macular Degeneration condition in which central vision is lost, and peripheral vision may remain.
Macula Region where vision is sharpest on the retina
Sympotoms of Meniere Disease Symptons: Dizziness, fluctuating hearing loss in 1 ear, ringing of the ears
Astigmatism unequal curvature along the refractive surface of the eye
Laser retinopexy laser treatment used to reatach a detached retina
Choroid opaque middle layer of the eyeball
Abbreviation for Left Eye OS
myringotomy surgical incision in the eardrum to create an opening for the placement of tympanostomy tubes
Created by: MEGAN15425 on 2011-08-28



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