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Bonewit chapter 6

eye and ear assessment

an instrument used to measure hearing acuity quantitatively for the various frequencies of sound waves Audiometer
the junction of the eyelids at either corner of the eye canthus
ear wax cerumen
farsightedness hyperopia
wedged firmly together so as to be immovable impacted
the droppin of a liquid into the body cavity instillation
the washin of a body canal with a flowing solution irrigation
nearsightedness myopia
an instrument used to examine the external ear canal and tympanic membrane otoscope
a decrease in the elasticity of the lens that occurs with aging, resulting in a decreased ability to focus on close objects presbyopia
the deflection or bending of light rays by a lens refraction
a thin, semitransparent membrane between the external ear canal and the middle ear that receives and transmitts sound waves. also known as the eardrum tympanic membrane
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