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Chapter 15

Chapter 15 Key Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes

acous/o hearing
blephar/o eyelid
canth/o corner of the eyelid
cochle/o cochlear
conjuctiv/o conjuctival
dacry/o relating to lacrimal system, tear
dipl/o two
goni/o angle
irid/o iris
kerat/o corneal
myring/o tympanic membrane
opia vision
ot/o ear
phak/o lens
phot/o light
ptosis droop
retin/o retinal
rhin/o nose
scler/o ocular sclera
staped/o stapes
tras/o margin of the eyelid
trabecul/o relating to meshwork for drainage of aqueous humor
uve/o uveal
vitre/o vitreous
Retinopathy Retinopathy describes changes that occur in the blood vessels within the retina
AACG acute angle closure glaucoma
AC anterior chamber
AD right ear
AMD age related macular degeneration
AO left ear
AU both ears
BOM bilateral otitis media
BSOM bilateral serous otitis media
CACG chronic angle closure
CE cataract extraction
DA dark adaptation
ERG electroretinorgram
ETD Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
FA fluorescein angiography
FB foreign body
FTG fulltime glasses
GDD glaucoma drainage device
GP gas permeable
IOL intraocular lens
IOP intraocular pressure
LL lower lid
LOM left otitis media
LSOM left serous otitis medial
NLD nasal lacrimal duct
NLDO nasal lacrimal duct obstruction
NPDR non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy
OAG open angle glaucoma
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes or each eye
PCIOL posterior chamber IOL
PMMA polymethylmethacrylate
PSC posterior subcapsular cataract
RD retinal detachment
RK radial keratotomy
ROP retinopathy of prematurity
T tonsils and adenoids
TM trabecular meshwork
TM tympanic membrane
VALE visual acuity, left eye
VARE visual acuity, right eye
VF visual field
WNL within normal limits
Created by: BBracha



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