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chapter 14 s.senses

special senses

QuestionAnswer
tinnitus ringing or tinkling noise heard in the ears
vertigo sensation of spinning around or of having things in the room or area spinning around
presbyopia loss of accommodation for near vision
myringoplasty surgical repair of the eardrum with a tissue graft
labyrinthitis inflammation of the inner ear
blepharoptosis droopin gof the upper eyelid
optician a health professional who specializes in filling prescriptions for corrective lense for glasses or for contact lenses
conjunctivitis inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
glaucoma ocular disorders identified as a group due to the increase in intraocular pressure
EOM extraocular movement
OD Right eye(ocular dexter)
Acc accommodation
ARMD Age-related Macular Degeneration
CC with correction
ECCE Extracapsular cataract extraction
ERG Electroretinogram
ICCE Intracapsular cataract extraction
IOL Intraocular lens
IOP Intraocular pressure
LASIK Laser in situ keratomileusis
Os Left eye(ocular sinister)
OU each eye(oculus uterque)
PEARL Pupils equal and reactive to light
PERLA Pupils eual:react to light and accommodation
PRK photorefractive keratectomy
REM rapid eye movement
sc without correction
VA Visual aid
VF visual field
Ablb Alternate binaural loudness balance
abr auditory brain stem response
Ad right ear(auris dextra)
As left ear(auris sinistra)
Aom acute otisis media
Au each ear(auris unitas)
bc bone conduction
BOM Bilateral otitis media
COM Chronis otitis media
dB Decibel
EENT ears,eyes,nose, and throat
ENT ears, noes, and throat
OE otitis externa
PTS Permanent threshold shift
SOM serous otitis media
tympanic membrane tm
TTS Temporary threshold shift
acous/o hearing
audi/o hearing
audit/o hearing
labyrinth/o inner ear
myring/o eardrum
ot/o ear
tympan/o eardrum
ambi- both
ambly/o dull
aque/o watery
blephar/o eyelid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
cor/o pupil
corne/o conrnea
dacry/o tears
dacryocyst/o tear sac
dipl/o double
epi- upon, over
es/o within
ex/o outward
extra- outside, beyond
glauc/o gray silver
hemi- half
ir/o iris
irid/o iris
kerat/o hard or horney
lacrim/o tears
mi/o tears
lacrim/o tears
mi/o smaller
nas/o nose
nycto/o or nyctal/o night
ocul/o eye
ophthalm/o eye
-opia visual condition
-opsia visual condition
opt/o eye, vision
optic/o eye, vision
palpebr/o eyelid
phac/o, phak/o lens
phot/o light
-ptosis drooping or prolapse
pupill/o pupil
retin/o retina
scler/o hard
scot/o darkness
ton/o tension
vitre/o glassy
xer/o dry
Created by: harasti15