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LOM Chapter 17 Ear

Review notes for Chapter 17 Language of Medicine The Ear

1. eardrum (2) miring/o and tympan/o
2. eustachian tube salping/o
3. stapes staped/o
4. mastoid process mastoid/o
5. hearing (3) acous/o, audi/o, and audit/o
6. ear (2) aur/o, auricul/o, and/or ot/o
1. cerumen ear wax
2. audiogram record of hearing
3. stapedial pertaining to the stapes
4. tympanic pertaining to the eardrum
5. olfactory pertaining to the sense of smell
6. corneal dystrophy poor development of the cornea
7. salpingoscope instrument to examine the Eustachian tube
1. inflammation of the middle ear otitis media
2. difficulty in speaking or hoarseness dysphonia
3. condition of disease of the retina retinopathy
4. syndrome consisting of ringing, headache, and nausea Meniere’s disease
5. pertaining to eustachian tube & the throat salpingopharyngeal
6. pertaining to hearing acoustic or auditory
7. discharge from the ear otorrhea
8. hearing loss pertaining to old age presbycusis
9. hardening of bony tissue of middle ear otosclerosis
10. irregular whirling action of self or objects around you vertigo
11. abnormally small pinnea microtia
12. abnormally large pinnea macrotia
13. bacterial infection of middle ear suppurative otitis media
14. instrument to examine ear otoscope
15. removal of 3rd bone of middle ear stapedectomy
16. instrument to measure hearing audiometer
17. surgical repair of the eardrum myringoplasty or tympanoplasty
18. incision of the eardrum myringotomy or tympanotomy
19. pertaining to the eustachian tube & throat salpingopharyngeal
20. opening of oval window to perform stapedectomy fenestration
21. stiffness/immobility between bones ankylosis
22. general term for opening/canal meatus
23. maze-like series of canal;cochlea, vestibule, & semicircular canals labyrinth
24. one name for 2nd bone in middle ear incus
25. another name for 2nd bone in middle ear anvil
26. name for 1st bone of the middle ear; also called the hammer malleus
27. sensitive auditory receptor area in the cochlea of middle ear organ of Corti
28. ringing in the ears tinnitus
29. fluid contained in inner ear endolymph or perilymph
30. name of canal that goes from middle ear to the pharynx eustachian tube
31. protruding part/flap of the outer ear pinna or auricle
32. name of yellowish-brown waxy substance/ear wax cerumen
33. name of the spiral, snail-shaped structure of inner ear cochlea
34. name of the substitute/replacement of a missing part graft or prosthesis
35. surgical creation of a window-like opening fenestration
36. vertigo, nausea, & vomiting are symptoms of Meniere’s disease/syndrome
37. term used to refer to small bone ossicle
38. name of the 3 small bones in middle ear malleus, incus, and stapes
39. name for membrane between outer and middle ear tympanic membrane
40. another name for membrane between outer and middle ear eardrum
41. name of the 3rd bone of middle ear stapes
42. name for the flap of the ear pinna
43. name for membrane between the middle and the inner ear oval window
44. auditory fluid in the labyrinth endolymph or perilymph
45. passages that are associated with balance and equilibrium semicircular canals
46. organ in inner ear associated with maintaining equilibrium saccule
47. tiny sac-like structure in the inner ear that along with the saccule is associated with maintaining equilibrium utricle
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