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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Combining Forms Eyes and Ears

acoust/o, acous/o sound or hearing, ears
audi/o, audit/o, aur/i, aur/o ear, hearing, the sense of hearing
blephar/o eyelid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
corne/o cornea
dipl/o double
ir/i, ir/o, irid/o, irit/o iris
labyrinth/o labyrinth [inner ear]
myring/o, tympan/o tympanic membrane [eardrum], middle ear
ocul/o eye
opt/i, opt/o, optic/o, ophthalm/o eye, vision
phac/o, phak/o, lens/o lens
retin/o retina
dacryocyst/o, lacrim/o lacrimal apparatus, tear apparatus
pinn/i outer ear
kerat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
ot/o ear
presby/o old age
scler/o sclera, white of eye, hard
trop/o turn, change
canth/o corner of the eye
tars edge of the eyelid
emmetr/o in proper measure
orbit/o eye socket, eyeball, bony socket
dacry/o tear
uve/o uvea; vascular layer of the eye
anis/o unequal
cor/o pupil
phot/o light
mydrias/o dilation of the pupil
macul/o spot
mon/o one, single
chromat/o color
nyctal/o night
ametr/o out of proportion
my short
ambly/o dim, dull
nucle/o nucleus
ton/o tension
vitr/o vitreous body [of the eye]
cholesteat/o cholesterol
mastoid/o mastoid process
py/o pus
myc/o fungus
bar/o pressure
neur/o nerve
staped/o stapes [third bone of the middle ear]
vestibul/o vestibule [entrance]
fenestr/a window
papill/o nipple
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