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Ch. 11

Which of the following is not a bone of the middle ear?

Cochlea

In glaucoma, peripheral vision is reduced, which eventually progresses to ____ vision and then blindness.

Tunnel

The ____ contain sensors necessary for equilibrium.

Semicircular canals

Ringing in the ears is also known as ______.

Tinnitus

Amblyopia develops most commonly in _____

Children

The eye receives most of its nourishment from the vessels within the _____.

Choroid

Symptoms of otitis media include all of the following except ____.

Arthralgia

In diabetic retinopathy, increased blood sugar damages the ______ in the retina of the eye.

Blood vessels

A (n) ______ is a condition in which the lens loses its flexibility and transparency and light cannot pass through cloudy lens

cataract

The projecting part of the ear which collect and direct sound waves into the auditory canal the pinna or

Auricle

Which of the following is not associated with the retina?

Lens

Which of the following is listed as one of our visceral senses?

Hunger

A cloudy or opaque area in the normally clear lens of the eye is called a _____.

Cataract

A defect of the _____ results in difficulty of color and fine detail

Cones

Continued sensory stimulation causes some sensors to desensitize in an interesting phenomenon called ________.

Adaptation

To help diagnose sleep disorders, doctors will measure which stage of sleep?

REM

An inflammation of the thin, transparent membrane covering the visible portion of the sclera and lining the inside of the eyelids results in _______.

Conjunctivitis

Clinically, _____ can occur as a result of chronic exposure to loud noises, Meniere's disease, some medications, wax build-up, or various disturbances to the auditory nerve

Tinnitus

The senor receptive cells in the retina that function best in dim light and enable night vision are the _____

Rods

A patient who has itching in the ears due to a buildup of ear wax could be said to have too much _______.

Cerumen

A feeling of dizziness and or whirling in space is called ______.

Vertigo

In diabetic retinopathy, increased blood sugar damages the ____ in the retina of the eye.

Blood vessels

Foresightedness that is due to the aging process is known as ______.

Presbyopia

Your tears act as a lubricant and ____ to protect the eyes from microorganisms

Antiseptic

Pink eye is called _____

Conjunctivitis

Clouding of the eye lens caused by protein clumping is called ______.

A cataract

The bony labyrinth is another name for the _____

Inner ear

Which of the following is not one of the three layers of tissue that forms the eyeball?

Conjunctiva

An inflammation of the thin, transparent membrane covering the visible portion of the sclera and lining the inside of the eyelids results in _______.

Lens distortion

Amblyopia develops most commonly in __________.

Children

What are the three tiny bones located in the middle ear ?

Ossicles

Acute conjunctivitis is commonly called ______ aureus

Pink eye

________ is an inflammation of the inner ear and is usually caused by infections

Labyrinthitis

_________ is frequently associated with an upper respiratory infection such as the common cold.

Otitis Media

All of the following are symptoms of otitis media except ______.

Sinus infection

Tinnitus can occur as a result of chronic exposure to loud ______.

Noises

A chronic disease of the ear marked by a recurring syndrome of vertigo, tinnitus, and progressive hearing loss is called ____

Meniere's disease

_______ is the name given for the distinct taste of glutamate.

Gustatory

To help diagnose sleep disorders, doctors will measure which stage of sleep?

REM

Sight can be considered _______.

A special sense

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