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Med Term 13 & 14


Hemianopia loss of vision in half of visual field; stroke patient may suffer from this disorder
Diplopia double vision
Nyctalopia difficulty seeing in dim light
Esotropia inward turning of eye
Exotropia outward turning of eye
Audiogram chart that shows faintest sounds patient can hear during audiometry test
Otogram uses artificial intelligence, touch-screen technology, and proprietary hearing testing equipment to allow patients to self-administer the hearing test, after brief instructions from an administrator
Tympan/o eardrum
Myring/o eardrum
Vertigo dizziness
Tinnitus ringing in ears
Presbycusis loss of hearing that can accompany aging process
Binaural referring to both ears
Anacusis total absence of hearing
Otosclerosis progressive hearing loss caused by immobility of stapes bone
Otitis Media commonly referred to as middle ear infection
Otitis Externa external ear infection
Labyrinthitis labyrinth inflammation
Cataract diminished vision resulting from lens of eye becoming opaque or cloudy
Glaucoma increase in intraocular pressure that, if untreated, may result in atrophy of optic nerve and blindness
Strabismus eye muscle weakness resulting in each eye looking in different direction at same time
Astigmatism condition in which light rays are focused unevenly on eye, which causes distorted image due to abnormal curvature of cornea
Photophobia strong sensitivity to bright light
Nystagmus jerky-appearing involuntary eye movement
Hordeolum a stye
Pterygium hypertrophied conjunctival tissue in inner corner of eye
Conjunctivitis inflammation of conjunctiva
Blepharitis inflammatory condition of eyelash follicles and glands of eyelids that result in swelling, redness, and crusts of dried mucus on lids
Antiemetic substance that controls nausea and vomiting
Mydriatic substance that causes pupil to dilate
Miotic substance that causes pupil to constrict
Lacrimal pertaining to tears
Otalgia ear pain
Intraocular pertaining to within eye
Transdermal route of drug administration
Chemotherapy treating disease by using chemicals that have a toxic effect on body
-gram record or picture
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Sublingual pertaining to under the tongue
Tymanic pertaining to eardrum
Corneal pertaining to cornea
Carcinoma new growth or malignant tumor that occurs in epithelial tissue
Toxicity extent or degree to which substance is poisonous
Potentiation giving patient second drug to boost effect of another drug
Side Effect response to drug other than effect desired
Habituation development of emotional dependence on drug due to repeated use
Addiction acquired dependence on a drug
Presbyopia visual loss due to old age
Myopia with this condition person can see things that are close up but distance vision is blurred
Hyperopia with this condition person can see things in the distance but has trouble reading material at close vision
PET positron emission tomography
US ultra sound
CT calcitonin, computerized tomography
Prosthetics artificial devices, such as limbs and joints, that replace missing body parts
Orthotics use of equipment, such as splints and braces, to support paralyzed muscle, promote specific motion, or correct musculoskeletal deformities
Adaptive Equipment equipment that has been structured to aid in mobility, eating, and managing other activities of daily living
Debridement removal of foreign material and dead or damaged tissue from wound
Hydrotherapy using water for treatment purposes
Gait Training assisting person to learn to walk again or how to use assistive device to walk
Mobilization treatments such as exercise and massage to restore movement to joints and soft tissue
Analgesic substance that relieves pain without loss of consciousness
Resection to surgically cut out
Cauterization destruction of tissue using electric current, caustic product, or hot iron, or by freezing
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