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Adenoid Curettes used to remove adenord tissue
Adenoids lymphord tissue locted in the nasopharyngeal region of the pharynx which atrophies with age
Auditory latin word pertaining to the sense of hearing
Aural latin word pertaining to ear
Bone Conduction Implantation placement of animi external sound processing disc
Caldwell-Luc creation of a new passageway between the maxillary sinus and nasal cavity to establish ddrainage and to remove any diseased tissue, polyps, or tumors; incision is made in the oral mucous membrane above the caine teeth called the canine fossa
Conduction transmission o f sound waves through air or bone
Epiglottis small leaf-shaped structure located immediately posterior to root of the tongue which cover the entrace of the larynx when swallowing, thus preventing food or liquids from entering the airway
Ethmoidectomy removal of diseased portion of middle turbinate, ethmoidal cells, and diseased tissue in the nasal or external approach
Fenestration Procedure reconstruction of the outer and middle or for otosclerosis
Glossectomy partialor total removal of the tongue and possibly floor of the mouth for oral carcinoma
Glottis interveining space between vocal cords
Killian operation creation o f a new passageway between frontal sinuses and nasal cavity
Laryngectomy various techniques to remove larynx and its associated structures to trreat carcinoma of the larynx
Laryngoscope used to usualize the larynx and vocal cords; facilitates the taking of biopsies
Laryngoscopy direct visualization of larynx through fiberoptic endoscope to remove foreign bodies, polyps, and tissue specimens for pathologic examination
Larynx musculocation structure of the top of the trachea consisting of nine
Mandibulectomy paritial or total removal of the parotidgland and any associated tumors or lesions for cancer
Mastoditis inflammation fo the air cells of the mastoid process
Meniere's Disease disorder of the membranous labryinth of the inner ear
Modified Radical Mastoidectomy removal of mastoid or cells; preserves typanic memberane and middle ear ossicles
Myringotomy incision of tympanic membrane to treat acute otitis medin
Ossicle any small bone, especially one of the three small bones of the ear
Otitis Media inflammation of the middle ear
OTO greek word pertaining to the ear
Otology study of the ear, its functions and diseases
Otosclerosis condition cheracterized by progressive deafiness caused by formation fo spongal bone
Palatine Tonsils lymphord tissue located in the oralpharyngeal (region of the pharynx) of spngal bone
Papilloma any benign epithelial tumor
Parotidectomy subtotal or total removal of the parotid gland
Pharynx muscual membranous structure extending from the nose to skill to esophagus
Polypectomy removal of nasal or sinus ployps to improve
Pressure Equalization Tubes small drainage tubes placed in the tympaic memberane to drain
Radical Neck Dissection enbloc removal of lymphatic chains and all non-cital structures of neck
Repair of Nasal Fracture manipulation of mobilization of injured nasal bones and septal cartilage restore nose
Rhinoplasty reconstruction of the nose to correct any, improve cosmetic appearance
Sensorineural Loss hearing loss caused by a defect in the inner ear resulting from ne
Septoplasty excision and resection of the septum to correct any deviation, improve function
Simple Mastoidectomy removal of the air cells of the mastoid process w/out involving the middle ear or external canal
Sphenoidectomy creation of new passageway for drainage in sphenoidalsinus
Stapes Mobilization creation of an opening into the vestibule of the labrynth
Stomatitis inflammation of the mouth
Thyroid Cartilage trangular pro on the anterior wall of the larynx, adams apple
Tinnitus subjective ringing or tingling sound in the ear
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy removal of tonsils and adenoids by blunt or sharp dissection
Tympanoplasty any one of five types of procedures performed to repair defects in the
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty resection of the soft palate (posterior) uvula, and anterior tonsillar pillar to correct sleep apnea
Vertigo sensation of moving around in space; difficult to maintain
Vocal Cords membranous fibrous bands stretched across the hollow larynx
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