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Vision and hearing medical terms

ambly/o dull, dim
aque/o water
blephar/o eyelid
choroid/o choroid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
core/o, pupill/o pupil
corne/o cornea
cycl/o ciliary body of the eye; circular; cycle
dacry/o, lacrim/o tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac or gland)
dacryocyst/o lacrimal sac
glauc/o gray
goni/o angle
irid/o iris
kerat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
ocul/o, ophthalm/o eye
opt/o, optic/o eye, vision
phac/o lens
phot/o light
presby/o old age
retin/o retina
scler/o hardening; sclera (white of the eye)
scot/o darkness
vitr/o vitreous body (of the eye)
audi/o hearing
labyrinth/o labyrinth (inner ear)
mastoid/o mastoid process
ot/o ear
salping/o tube (fallopian or Eustachian)
staped/o stapes
myring/o, tympan/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
-acusia, -cusis hearing
-opia, opsia vision
-tropia turning
exo- outside, outward
hyper- excessive, above normal
Created by: Klostberg
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