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PHM111

Terminology 5

TermDefinition
antibiotic substance that kills the growth of bacteria
antibiotic spectrum microbes that an antibiotic can treat
antimicrobial inhibits the growth or kills microorganisms
bacteria unicellular, non-nucleated organisms
blepharitis disease of the eye produces flakes around the eyelids and lashes
conjunctivitis limiting ailment causing itching, burning, and overflow of tears
cytomegalovirus retinitis viral infection of the eye causing pain and blindness
floaters particles that float around the retina
fusarium keratitis fungal infection that occurs in contact lenses and result in blindness
helminthes parasitic worms that cause eye infection and blindness
herpes simplex keratitis eye infection caused by the herpes virus can lead to blindness
inhibit keep a reaction from taking place
iritis inflammation of the iris
karatitis infection of the cornea caused by bacteria
normal flora microorganisms in the body that dont cause diseases
nosocomial infection infection during when you stayed in a hospital
otitis externa inflammation of the ear canal
otitis media inflammation of the middle ear
otorrhea discharge from the external canal or inside the canal
parasite organism that needs a host
photopsia similar to floaters but with flashes of light
pneumonia inflammatory of the lungs
stye painful lump on the eyelid
symbiotic close relationship between species
synthesis formation of chemical components in the body
uveitis eye condition producing inflammation of the uvea
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