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Bonewit Chapt 6

Eye and Ear (Allysa Jasper)

astigmatism a refractive error that causes distirted and blurred vision for both near and far objects due to a cornea that is oval shaped
audiometer an instrument used to measure hearing acuity quantitatively the various frequencies of sound waves
canthus the junction of the eyelids at either corner of the eye
cerumen earwax
hyeropia farsightedness
impacted wedged firmly together so as to be immoveable
instillation the dropping of a liquid intoa body cavity
irrigation the washing of a body canal eith a flowing solution
myopis nearsightedness
otoscope an instrument used to examine the external ear canal and tympanic membrane
presbyopia a decrease in the elasticity of the lens that occurs with the aging, resulting in a decreased ability to focus in close objects
refraction the deflection or bending of light rays by a lens
tympanic membrane a thin, semitransparent membrane between the external ear canal and the middle ear that receives and transmits sound waves; also known as the eardrum
Created by: allysajasper