Medical Terminology Ch 17 Eye and Ear

108 terms by T-OHara

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Medical Terminology Ch 17 Eye and Ear

aque/o

combining form- water

blephar/o, palpebr/o

combining form - eyelid

conjunctiv/o

combining form - conjunctiva

cor/o, pupill/o

combining form - pupil

corne/o, kerat/o

combining form - cornea

cycl/o

combining form - ciliary body or muscle of the eye

dacry/o, lacrim/o

combining form - tears, tear duct

ir/o, irid/o

combining form - iris (colored part of the eye)

ocul/o/, ophthalm/o

combining form - eye

opt/o, optic/o

combining form - eye, vision

papill/o

combining form - optic disc; nipple like

phac/o, phak/o

combining form - lens of the eye

retin/o

combining form - retina

scler/o

combining form - sclera (white of the eye); hard

uve/o

combining form - uvea; vaxcular layer of the eye (iris, ciliary body, and choiroid)

vitre/o

combining form - glassy

ambly/o

combining form - dull, dim

dipl/o

combining form - double

glauc/o

combining form - grey

mi/o

combining form - smaller, less

mydr/o

combining form - widen, enlarge

nyct/o

combining form - night

phot/o

combining form - light

presby/o

combining form - old age

scot/o

combining form - darkness

xer/o

combining form - dry

-opia, -opsia

suffix - vision

-tropia

suffix - to turn

acous/o, audit/o

combining form - hearing

audi/o

combining form - hearing; the sense of hearing

aur/o, auricul/o,ot/o

combining form - ear

cochle/o

combining form - cochlea

mastoid/o

combining form - mastoid process

myring/o, tympan/o

combining form - eardrum, typmanic membrane

ossicul/o

combining form - ossicle

salping/o

combining form - eustachian tube, auditory tube

staped/o

combining form - stapes (third bone of middle ear)

vestibul/o

combining form - vestibule

-acusis, -cusis

suffix - hearing

-meter

suffix - instrument to measure

-otia

suffix - ear condition

aqueous humor

medical term - fluid in anterior chamber

blepharitis

medical term - inflammation of the eyelid

blepharoptosis

medical term - droopy eyelid

conjunctivitis

medical term - pink eye (inflammation of the conjuctiva

anisocoria

medical term - unequal pupil

anis/o

combining form - unequal

corneal abrasion

medical term - iary scratch on cornia

cycloplegic

medical term - paralysis of the cilliary body

dacryoadenitis

medical term - inflammation of tear duct gland

iritis

medical term - inflammation of the iris

iridic

medical term - pt to the iris

iridectomy

medical term - removal of iris

keratitis

medical term - inflammation of the cornea

lacrimal

medical term - pt to tears

lacrimation

medical term - crying

intraocular

medical term - within the eye

ophthalmologist

medical term - specialist who treats eye disorders

optic

medical term - pt to the eye/vision

optometrist

medical term - nonmedical professional who can examine eyes to determine vision problems and prescribe lenses

optician

medical term - nonmedical professional who grinds lenses and fits glasses but cannot prescirbe lenses

palpebral

medical term - pt to the eyelid

papilledema

medical term - swelling of the optic disc

phacoemulsification

medical term - cataract surgery where ultrasonic vibrations break up the lens which is then aspirated through the ultrasonic probe

aphakia

medical term - no lens

pupillary

medical term - pt to the pupil

retinitis

medical term - inflammation of the retina

hypertensive retinopathy

medical term - retinal disease caused by high blood pressure

corneoscleral

medical term - pt to the cornia and sclera

scleritis

medical term - inflammation of the sclera

uveitis

medical term - inflammation of the uvea

vitreous humor

medical term - fluid in the posterior chamber of the eye

amblyopia

medical term - lazy eye

diplopia

medical term - double vision

glaucoma

medical term - increased eye pressure causing damage

miosis

medical term - contraction of the pupil

mydriasis

medical term - enlargement of the pupil`

nyctalopia

medical term - night blindness

photophobia

medical term - sensitivity to light

presbyopia

medical term - impairment of vision as a result of old age

scotoma

medical term - blind spot

xerophthalmia

medical term - dry eyes

hyperopia, hypermetropia

medical term - farsightedness

hemianopsia

medical term - loss of vision in the right or left eye

esotropia

medical term - one eye is turning in

acoustic

medical term - pt to hearing

audiogram

medical term - record of hearing

audiologist

medical term - specialist in evaluating and rehabilitating hearing loss

auditory

medical term - pt to hearing

aural

medical term - pt to the ear

postauricular

medical term - pt to behind the ear

cochlear

medical term - pt to the cochlea

mastoiditis

medical term - inflammation of the mastoid process

myringotomy

medical term - incision of the eardrum

myringitis

medical term - inflammation of the eardrum

ossiculoplasty

medical term - surgical repair of the ossicles

otic

medical term - pt to the ear

otomycosis

medical term - fungle infection of the ear

otopyorrhea

medical term - discharge of puss in the ear

otolaryngologist

medical term - medical doctor specializing in the ear, nose and throat

salpingopharyngeal

medical term - pt to the auditory tube

stapedectomy

medical term - removal of the stapes

tympanoplasty

medical term - surgical repair of the bones in the middle ear with reconnection of the eardrum to the oval window

vestibulocochlear

medical term - pt to the vestibule and cochlea

hyperacusis

medical term - abnormally acute sensitivity to sounds

presbycusis

medical term - hearing loss due to old age

audiometer

medical term - meaure hearing

macrotia

medical term - large ears

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set