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ENT otorhinolaryngology
ear hearing and equilibrum
adenoids pharyngeal tonsils
tonsils removing foreign invaders from air, food, and drink
audiologist one who studies hearing
pinna auricle
middle ear ossicles
malleus, incus, and stapes three tiny bones in the ear
semicircular canals organs for equilibrium
cochlea shaped like a coiled snail shell
epiglottis cartilage flap that prevents food or drink from entering larynx and trachlea
larynx voice box
vocal cords produces speech
laryngoscope instrument to visually examine larynx
nasopharyngeal pertaining to nose and throat
anosmia without smell
otoplasty surgical repair of the ear
pharynx throat
aphonia without voice
dysphonia speech problems
rhinorrhea discharge from nose
tonsillitis tonsil inflammation
trachea windpipe
tracheostenosis narrowing of trachea
tympanic membrane eardrum
tympanotomy cutting into eardrum
acoustic neuroma benign tumor
croup barking cough
deafness hearing impairment
decongestant medication to reduce nasal and sinus stuffiness
diphtheria thick membranous film across throat
epistaxis nosebleed
falling test tests to evaluate balance and equilibrium
hearing aid amplification device
meniere disease chronic inner ear condition
nasal cannula delivering oxygen directly into nose
otitis externa swimmer's ear
OM infection of middle ear
pertussis whooping cough
PE tube draining trapped fluid and middle ear
tinnitus ringing in the ears
vertigo dizziness
AU both ears
ET endotracheal
Created by: cheyenneturner