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Purple Module

Special Senses Review

A state of balance equilibrium
A tube which connects the nose and throat eustachian tube
Accumulation of aqueous humor in the eye glaucoma
An error in refraction ametropia
Clearness or charpness of a sensory function acuity
Complete deafness anacusis
Condition in which one eye is misaligned with the other or out of synchrony strabismus
Corrective surgey for a deformed pinna otoplasty
Cosmetic surgery removing fatty tissue above and below the eyes blepharoplasty
Defective curvature of the cornea or lens astigmatism
Dilation of the pupil corectasis
Discharge of pus from the ear otopyorrhea
Drugs that dilate the pupil mydriatics
Ear pain otalgia
Ear wax cerumen
Evaluation of blood vessels and their leakage in and beneath the retina fluorescien angiography
Excision of the iris iridectomy
Farsightedness hyperopia
Flow of tears dacryorrhea
Impaired vision in dim light; aka night blindness nyctalopia
Incision of the cornea for treatment of nearsightedness radial keratotomy (RK)
Infection of the external auditory canal otitis externa
Inflammation of the middle ear otitis media
Lazy eye syndrome amblyopia
Loss of accomodation associated with the aging process presbyopia
Loss of sense of smell anosmia
Measurement of hearing acuity audiometry
Method of treating cataracts that disintegrates a cloudy lens, and is then aspirated and removed phacoemulsification
One who specializes in eye measurements optometrist
Opacities on the lens cataracts
Perception of ringing, hissing, or other sounds in the ears tinnitus
Pertaining to smell olfactory
Prolapse of the eyelid blepharoptosis
Reconstruction of the eardrum typanoplasty
Responsible fo rbalance semicircular canals
Severe congenital deficiency in colour perception achromatopsia
Shaped like an anvil incus
Shaped like a hammer malleus
Shaped like stirrups stapes
Slender tune through which sound waves travel to the middle ear ear canal
Small, hard tumor on the eyelid chalazion
Snail-shaped inner ear structure; first structure of the inner ear cochlea
Stye hordeolum
Taste gustation
The clear, transparent portion of the sclera cornea
The white of the eye sclera
Treat and prevent nausea, vomiting, dizziness and vertigo antiemetics
Type of voluntary eye movement nystagmus
Unusual intolerance and sensitivity to light photophobia
Visual distortion of objects metamorphopsia
Describe aqueous humor -provides nourishment ofr the lens and cornea -drains from eye through small hole -found in posterior and anterior chamber of the anterior portion of the eye
Describe cones -function in bright light -produce colour vision
Describe rods -funtion in dim light -produce black and white vision
Describe the conjunctiva -covers the outer surface of the eye and lines the inner surface of the eyelids and the cornea
Describe fovea -composed of only cones -provides greatest acuity for colour vision
Describe the pupil -perforated center of the iris -light increases, pupil constricts -light decreases, pupil dilates
Describe the vestibular system -controls balance and eye movements
Describe viteous humor -jellylike substance that fills the interior of the eye -one of the refractive structures of the eye
What are the functions of the ear hearing and equilibrium
What are the three tunics of the eye -fibrous tunic -vascular tunic -sensory tunic
What is an otolaryngologist physician that treats disorders of the ear, nose and throat (ENT)
What are the specific sensations Taste (gustation) Hearing (audition) Equilibrium Vision Smell (olfactory)
What is macular degeneration deterioration of the macula, most sensitive portion of the retina
What is otosclerosis disorder characterized by ankylosis of the ossicles that causes hearing loss
Where are the ossicles located located within the tympanic membrane
Acc accommodation
ARMD, AMD age-related macular degeneration
Ast astigmatism
ENG electronystagmography
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
LASIK laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
AC air conduction
BC bone conduction
ENT ear, nose, and throat
NIHL noise-induced hearing loss
O.D. doctor of optometry
RK radial keratotomy
SLE slit-lamp examination
ST esotropia
VA visual acuity
VF visual field
XT exotropia
OM otitis media
PE pressure-equilizing (tube)
URI upper respiratory infection
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