Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Med Term - Lesson 9

Eye, Ear, & Plural Endings

Prefix, Word Root, SuffixDefinition
audi hearing
blephar eyelid
irid iris
kerat cornea
myring eardrum (tympanic membrane)
ophthalm eye
opt vision
ot ear
retin retina
scler sclera
tympan middle ear
-meter instrument used to measure
-metry measurement
-plegia paralysis
astigmatism defective curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye (cornea or lens)
astigmatism abbreviation AST
cataract clouding of the lens of the eye
detached retina separation of the retina from the choroid, or middle coat of the eye
glaucoma eye disorder characterized by optic nerve damage usually caused the abnormal increase of intraocular pressure
hyperopia farsightedness
LASIK a laser procedure that reshapes the corneal tissue beneath the surface of the cornea
macular degeneration a progressive deterioration of the central portion of the retina resulting in a loss of central vision; when caused by the aging process it is referred to as age-related macular degeneration
age-related macular degeneration abbreviation ARMD
myopia nearsightedness
optometrist a healthcare professional who prescribes corrective lenses &/or eye exercises
otitis media inflammation of the middle ear
otitis media abbreviation OM
tinnitus ringing in the ears
Created by: srussel
Popular Physical Therapy sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards