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CWI Med Term Chapter 15 word building

acu/o- needle; sharpness
ambly/o- dimness
anis/o- unequal
aque/o- watery substance
blephar/o- eyelid
capsul/o- capsule (enveloping structure)
choroid/o- choroid
cil/o- hairlike structure
conjunctiv/o- conjunctiva
converg/o- coming together
corne/o- cornea
cor/o- pupil
cycl/o- ciliary body; cycle
dacry/o- lacrimal sac; tears
dipl/o- double
fove/o- small depressed area
fund/o- fundus (part farthest from the opening)
goni/o- angle
irid/o- iris
ir/o- iris
kerat/o- cornea
lacrim/o- tears
lenticul/o- lens
lent/o- lens
limb/o- edge; border
macul/o- small area or spot
mi/o- lessening
mydr/o- widening
myop/o- near
ocul/o- eye
ophthalm/o- eye
opt/o- eye; vision
orbit/o- orbit (eye socket)
phak/o- lens
phot/o- light
presby/o- old age
pupill/o- pupil
retin/o- retina
scler/0- hard; sclera (white of the eye)
scot/o- darkness
ton/o- pressure; tone
trabecul/o- trabecula (mesh)
trop/o- having an affinity for; stimulating; turning
uve/o- uvea
vis/o- sight; vision
vitre/o- transparent substance; vitreous humor
xer/o- dry
Created by: Kirkbauer



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