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Chapter 15 Sense

Sense organs- terms and abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
aueo/o water
blaphar/o, palpebr/o eyelid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
cor/o pupil
corne/o, kerato/o cornea
cycl/o ciliary body or muscle of the eye
dacry/o, lacrim/o tears, tear duct
ocul/o eye
ir/o, irid/o iris (colored portion of the eye around the pupil
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o, optic/o eye, vision
papill/o optic disc; nipple-like
phac/o, phak/o lens of the eye
pupill/o pupil
retin/o retina
scler/o sclera (white of the eye); hard
uve/o uvea; vascular layer of the eye (iris, ciliary body, and choroid)
vitre/o glassy
ambly/o dull, dim
dipl/o double
glauc/o gray
mi/o smaller, less
mydr/o widen, enlarge
nyct/o night
phot/o light
presby/o old age
scot/o darkness
xer/o dry
-opia, -opsia vision
-tropia to turn
AMD age-related macular degeneration
HEENT hear, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
LASIK laser in situ keratomileusis
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
PERRLA pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomodation
POAG primary open-angle glaucoma
PRK photorefractive keratectomy
VA visual acuity
VF visual field
acous/o hearing
audi/o hearing; the sense of hearing
audit/o hearing
aur/o, auricul/o ear
cochle/o cochlea
mastoid/o mastoid process
myring/o eardrum, tympanic membrane
ossicul/o ossicle
ot/o ear
salping/o eustachian tube, auditory tube
staped/o stapes (third bone of the middle ear)
tympan/o eardrum, tympanic membrane
vestibul/o vestibule
-acusis, -cusis hearing
-meter instrument to measure
-otia ear condition
AD right ear
AOM acute otitis media
AS left ear
EENT eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ENG electronystagmography
ENT ears, nose, and throat
ETD eustachian tube dysfunction
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
PE tube pressure-equalizing tube
SOM serous otitis media
Created by: brittm1719