Special Senses Test

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Which of the following sensory organs is NOT for balance?

cochlea

Which abbreviation stands for a surgical procedure?

PRK

Which medical term does NOT mean pertaining to the eye?

otic

Which abbreviation stands for a pathological condition of the eye muscles?

XT

Which of the following pathological conditions is due to abnormal curvature of the cornea?

astigmatism

Which of the following pathological conditions is due to increased intraocular pressure?

glaucoma

Which of the following terms refers to ringing in the ears?

tinnitus

Which of the following pathological conditions is the loss of mobility of the stapes?

otosclerosis

Which of the following pathological conditions is due to an opaque or cloudy lens?

cataract

Which of the following diagnostic procedures is used to identify corneal abrasions or ulcers?

fluorescein staining

Which of the following pathological conditions is also called nearsighted?

myopia

Which of the following pathological conditions is complete color blindness?

achromatopsia

Which term is NOT spelled correctly?

otomicosis

Which abbreviation stands for the right eye?

OD

Which of the following statements regarding the mechanisms necessary for proper vision is inaccurate?

The correct amount of light is admitted by the ciliary body.

Which term means surgical incision into the eardrum?

myringotomy

Which of the following surgical procedures reshapes the cornea?

photorefractive keratectomy

Which of the following surgical procedures stabilizes a detaching retina?

scleral buckling

Which of the following statements regarding the eye is NOT true?

The colored portion of the eye is the pupil.

Which of the following diagnostic procedures is a test of hearing ability?

audiometry

The opening to the outer ear is the:

external auditory meatus

Which layer of the eye is responsible for supplying blood to the eye?

choroid

Which of the following surgical procedures is the treatment for otosclerosis?

stapedectomy

Which of the following pathological conditions is an inner ear infection?

labyrinthitis

Which term means double vision?

diplopia

Which of the following diagnostic procedures measures intraocular pressure?

tonometry

Tears are produced by the:

lacrimal apparatus

Which of the following pathological conditions is due to weakened eye muscles?

strabismus

Which of the following pathological conditions is the total absence of hearing?

anacusis

Which of the following is NOT a layer of the eyeball?

lens

Which term means instrument to view inside the eye?

ophthalmoscope

Which medication causes the pupil to constrict?

miotic

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