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Medical Terminology

Terms for basic medical terminology

TermDefinition
Ocul/o eye
Opathalm/o eye
-opt/o eye
-larcim/o tear duct
-opia visual condition
blephar/o eyelid
conjuctiv/o conjunctiva (clear membrane covering sclera and lines eyelid)
-Scler/o sclera (white of the eye)
-phak/o lense
aur/o ear
ot/o ear
audio hearing
tympan/o eardrum
salping/o eustachian tube
cerumin/o ear wax
3 bones of ear incus, stapes, malleus
ambi/o both
ambyl/o dull
dipl/o double
presby/o old
dacry/o tear
stigmat/o point
miosis abnormal condition of the pupil
xeropthalmia dry eye
tinnitus ringing in the ear
vertigo sensation of moving through space (while stationary)
Nas/o nose
lith/o stone
edema swelling
papill/o nipple
exo out
cyst/o sac
myc/o fungus
rhin/o nose
-plasty reconstruction
-ectomy removal
-tomy incision, cut
-stomy opening, new mouth
intra inside, within
mydriat/o dialation
myring eardrum
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
OM otitis media
LP Lumbar puncture
MRA magnetic resonance angiography
MS multiple sclerosis
OCD obsessive compulsive disorder
PET position emission tomography
TIA transient ischemic attack
Function of Sensory system Is to collect specific details about the surroundings and send the info to the CNS.
Largest sensory organ The skin
Created by: AnnTay1046