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OTOLARYNGOLOGY

MP FINAL - OTOLARYNGOLOGY

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OTOLARYNGOLOGY EARS, NOSE AND THROAT. OT/O - EAR, LARYNG/O - LARYNX (VOICE BOX). THE STUDY OF EARS, NOSE AND THROAT (AND RELATED STRUCTURES)
OTALGIA THROBBING EARACHE PAIN. OT/O - EAR, ALG/O-PAIN
OTIS MEDIA ACUTE OR CHRONIC BACTERIAL INFECTION OF THE MIDDLE EAR
MASTOIDITIS INFECTION OF THE MASTOID PROCESS OF THE TEMPORAL BONE. FILLED WITH AIR. ACTS AS THE "LOOKOUT" FOR INFECTION
AURICLE/PINNA THE EXTERNAL EAR. AUR/I - EAR -CLE = SMALL THING
OSSICLES THE MALLEUS, THE INCUS AND STAPES - SMALL BONES OF THE MIDDLE EAR (OSSIC/O - BONE)
FRONTAL SINUSES SINUSES ABOVE EACH EYEBROW IN THE FRONTAL BONE OF THE CRANIUM (THERE ARE ALSO ETHMOID SINUSES (INSIDE EYE ORBIT) AND MAXILLARY SINUSES (ON THE ZYGOMATIC BONE NEAR THE NOSE)
EPISTAXIS NOSE BLEED
TINNITUS CONSTANT RINGING, BUZZING OR HISSING IN THE EAR
TMJ TEMPORO MANDIBULAR JOINT SYNDROM - DISFUNCTION OF THE MOVEMENT OF THE TMJ...CLICKING OF THE JOINT, PAIN, DIFFICULTY OPENING THE JAW. CAUSED BY CLENCHING THE TEETH OR DUE TO MISALIGNMENT OF THE TEETH
PHARYNGITIS PHARYNG/O - PHAYRNX (THROAT). BACTERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION OF THE THROAT. BACTERIA = STREPTOCOCCUS (STREP THROAT) NEEDS ANTIBIOTICS TO PREVENT HEART DISEASE
NASAL SPECULUM INSTRUMENT USED TO WIDEN THE OPENING OF THE NOSTRIL
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