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Chpt 15 Spec. Senses

Medical Terminology Sys.: A Body Sys. App. 6th Ed.

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placed against mastoid, bone conduction, and compared to in front of auditory meatus, air conduction; louder touch conductive hearing loss Rinne
placed forehead center; non equal perception in ears hearing loss
reconstruction of the eardrum tympanoplasty/myringoplasty
surgically formed opening in the sclera sclerostomy
cornea incision treating nearsightedness or astigmatism radial keratomy (RK)
cataracts treated by ultrasonic disintegration of cloudy lens, aspirated & removed phacoemulsification
surgery to correct pinna otoplasty
sclera and cornea intact, eye contents removal evisceration
eyeball removal enucleation
opening formed between anterior chamber and suprachoroidal space to drain glaucoma humor cyclodialysis
hearing aid, bionic ear cochlear implant
eye job, fat removal above and below eyes blepharoplasty
eye exercise, pertaining to straight eye vision orthoptic training
assess blood vessel leakage beneath & in retina after fluorescein dye is injected fluorescein angiography
radiographic imaging of nasolacrimal (tear) glands and ducts dacryocystography
evaluate refractive eye errors using light retinoscopy
assess tympanic membrane's ability to move in response to air pressure pneumatic
viz exam of external auditory canal and tympanic membrane using otoscope otoscopy
viz exam of eye interior using opthalmoscope opthalmoscopy
exam angle of anterior eye chamber to determine motitlity & rotation to diagnose and manage glaucoma gonioscopy
eye exam to determine smallest letters that can be read on a standardized chart at a distance of 20 feet visual acuity (VA) test
measure hearing acuity at different frequencies audiometry
diff water temps to assess vestibular portion of the nerve of the inner ear (acoustic nerve); is nerve damage the cause of vertigo caloric stimulation test
recording eye movements by measuring electrical activity of extraocular muscles electronystagmography (ENG)
measuring blood pressure of retinal vessels ophthalmodynamometry
intraocular pressure by measuring resistance of eye-ball to indentation of an applied force tonometry
chronic contagious conjuctivitis (leads to blindness) trachoma
completely deaf anacusis/anacusia
inner ear inflammation (may lead to vertigo) labyrinthitis
external auditory canal infection otitis externa
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