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Liz API T9 Senses R

ST110 API T9 Rev over Senses

QuestionAnswer
Blind spot Optic disc
Auditory Ossicles Transmit and amplify sound waves, consist of the (Malleus (hammer), Incus (anvil), and Stapes (stirrup))
Ear action when sound waves go through the ear through the pinna, travel down the auditory canal, and strike the TM bt the outer and middle ear Air conduction
Cranial nerve responsible for transmission of information from the inner ear to the brain CN VIII
Corneal transplant Keratoplasty
Inflammation of the cornea Keratitis
Inflammation of the iris Iritis
Process by which the eye makes adjustments for seeing objects at various distance Accommodation
White portion of the eye Sclera
Black circular opening in the center of the eye that permits light to enter the eye Pupil
Glaucoma Increased IOP that if left untreated will apply pressure on the optic nerve and cause loss of peripheral vision and eventually blindness
Clearly defined yellow area in the center of the retina Macula lutea
Another name given to the blind spot Optic disc
Vascular layer of the eye Choroid
Mucus membrane that lines the underside of each eyelid and continues to form a protective covering over the exposed surface of the eyeball Conjunctiva
Classification of sense organs General & Special
Watery fluid in the anterior segment of the eye Aqueous Humor
Receptor for black and white Rods
Condition in which the lens loses its transparency and become "milky" Cataract
Ear divided into all the following anatomical areas of the ear EXCEPT Middle Eustacian tubes (external ear, middle ear, inner ear are)
Pinna Auricle
Ceremonious glands produce a waxy substance Cerumen
Primary taste sensation Sweet, Salty, Sour
Structures outside the eyeball the orbit, eye muscles, eyelids, eye lashes, conjunctiva, and lacrimal apparatus Adnexa
Right eye OD
Surgical incision of the eardrum to create an opening for the placement of tympanostomy tubes Myringotomy
Surgical repair of pinna Otoplasty
Sense of the whirling, dizziness and loss of balance combined with nausea and vomiting Vertigo
Ringing, buzzing, or rearing sound in one or both ears Tinnitus
Adnexa Accessory organs (Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts of an organ)
Left eye OS
Transparent structures that permits the eye to focus rays to form an image in retina Lens
Purpose of the pupil Regulates amount of light entering the eye
Optic Pertaining to eye and eye sight (both A and B)
Vitreous gel Found in the posterior segment and important on keeping shape of the eye (both A and B)
Inner ear Labyrinth/o
Auditory ossicles consist of all EXCEPT Temporal (malleus, incus, stapes are)
Both eyes OU
Eye socket Orbit
IOP Intraoccular pressure
Phak/o- Lens
Myring/o- Tympanic membrane and Ear drum (both a & b)
-opia Vision condition or defect of a special kind
Mastoidectomy Removal of infected cells from the hollow, air-filled spaces in the skull behind the ear
Presbycusis Age-related hearing loss, slow loss of hearing as people age
Chart used to measure visual activity Snellen
Pinkeye, inflammation of conjunctiva Conjunctivitis
Dry eye Xerophthalmia
Drooping of the upper eyelid Blepharoptosis
Disorder in which eyes point in different directions, not aligned correctly due to muscles not focusing together Strabismus
Nerve the sends visual impulses to the brain Optic Nerve
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