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LOM Ch 17 Vocab

Pathology and Misc

astigmatism defective curvature of the cornea
hyperopia farsightedness
myoopia nearsightedness
presbyopia impairment of vision due to age
cataract clouding of the lens
chalazion granuloma on eyelid
diabetic retinopathy effects of DM
glaucoma increased intraocular pressure
hordeolum sty
macular degeneration progressive damage to the macula of the retina
nystagmus repetitive rhythmic movements of on or both eyes
strabismus abnormal deviation of the eye
acoustic neuroma benign tumor
cholesteatoma collection of skin cells and cholesterol in a sac within themiddle ear
Meniere disease disorder of the labyrinth of the inner ear
otitis media inflammation of the middle ear
otosclerosis hardening of the bony tissue of the middle ear
tinnitus sensation of hearing ringing, buzzing, whistling or booming in the ear
vertigo sensation of whirling motion of oneself or external objects
Created by: cskinner