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Ch 06 S Terms

Acquiring Medical Language

akinetopsia inability to see objects in motion
ambiopia double vision
amblyopia decreased vision; when it occurs in one eye is is referred to as lazy eye
asthenopia weak vision (i.e. eye strain)
diplopia double vision
hyperacusis excessively sensitive hearing
hypoacusis excessively insensitive hearing
osteoacusis hearing through bone
presbycusis loss of hearing in old age
mastoidalgia pain in the mastoid
otalgia ear pain
otodynia ear pain
otorrhea discharge from the ear
tinnitus ringing in the ears
vertigo sensation of moving through space (while stationary)
Created by: DarrinWan