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Chapter 6 - Bell

Ch. 6 - The Sensory System — Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

ocul/o eye
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o eye
lacrim/o tear
dacry/o tear
-opia vision condition
-opsia vision condition
blephar/o swelling of the eyelid
corne/o cornea- clear surface in the middle of the eye
kerat/o cornea- clear surface in the middle of the eye
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva- a clear membrane that covers the sclera and lines the eyelid
scler/o sclera- the white of the eye
cycl/o ciliary body- a circle of tissue surrounding the lens
retin/o retina- netlike pattern of light-sensitive tissue on the inside of the eye
ir/o iris- colored part of the eye
irid/o iris- colored part of the eye
vitre/o vitreous liquid (vitreous humor)- liquid in the eye that helps focus light on the back of the retina
phac/o lens- gathers light and focuses images
phak/o lens- gathers light and focuses images
aur/o ear
ot/o ear
acous/o sound, hearing
audi/o sound, hearing
-acusis hearing condition
cerumin/o ear wax
salping/o eustachian tube- connects the middle ear to the throat
tympan/o eardrum- part of the middle ear; turns sound waves into physical energy
myring/o eardrum- part of the middle ear; turns sounds waves into physical energy
mastoid/o mastoid process- protrusion on the side rear portion of the skull
labyrinth/o labyrinth- innermost part of the ear; contains cochlea and vestibular system
vestibul/o vestibule- small space at the beginning of the canal; helps regulate balance
cochle/o cochlea- spiral/snail shell shaped tube in the inner ear that contains hearing receptors
HEENT head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
OD right eye
OS left eye
OU both eyes
PERRLA pupils are equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
IOP intraocular pressure- pressure in the eye
VA visual acuity
VF visual field
ARMD age related macular degeneration
IOL intraocular lens
LASIK laser assisted in situ keratomileusis
AD right ear
AS left ear
AU both ears
EENT eye, ear, nose, throat
ENT ear, nose, throat
AOM acute otitis media
OM otitis media
Miosis pupils are small
Mydriasis pupils are large
Tinnitus ringing in the ears
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