An involuntary, rhythmic oscillation of the eyeballs; may be lateral, vertical, or rotary.
Nearsightedness; the condition in which parallel rays of light are brought into focus in front of the retina, rather than on it.
Dilation of the pupil of the eye.
A falling, downward displacement, prolapse.
Relationship to the eye or to vision.
downward displacement of the stomach
a non-medical specialist who measures powers of vision and fits corrective lenses to correct visual defects.
also exophthalmos; the abnormal protrusion of the eyeball.
a physician specializing in diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of diseases and defects of the eye
Excision; surgical removal of a segment of or an entire part or organ
surgical removal of the stomach
surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
Tel-, tel/e, telo-
1. end or ending
the anterior portion of the brain, including cerebral hemispheres and lamina terminalis
the final stage of mitosis or meiosis
the distal end of a chromosome
2. relationship to the sclera of the eye
also induration; the process of becoming extremely firm or hard, or having such properties.
inflammation of the sclera
to furnish with a mouth; an artificial or surgical opening
establishing an artificial opening into the stomach
surgical operation in which a part of the colon is brought through the abdominal wall and opened in order to drain or decompress the intestine; may be temporary or permanent.
-opia, -opsia, -opsy
1. condition of vision
2. process of viewing, to view
post-mortem examination of a body to determine cause of death or to study pathological changes present at death
one who specializes in
individual who is licensed to prepare and dispense drugs and has extensive knowledge of their properties
proceeding toward the tail from the head
dropping of the upper eyelid
edema of the eyelid, causes swelling and an often baggy appearance
an incision or cutting into
incision into the intestine
also celiotomy; a transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity
inflammation of the brain
a cycle, circular, or relating to the ciliary body of the eye
paralysis of the ciliary muscle, causing loss of accomodation; is usually accompanied by paralysis of the muscles of the pupil, resulting in mydriasis
Outer region; outer portion of an organ
pertaining to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord
foreknowledge; forecast of the probably outcome/ result of a disease or attack
process of determining the nature of disorder by considering the signs, symptoms, medical history, etc. of a patient
Glue; neurological tissue (supportive tissue of the nervous system)
non-conducting cells of nervous tissue with supportive and metabolic functions
ganglion, knot, swelling, collection of nerve cell bodies
distal to or beyond a ganglion (a cluster of nerve cell bodies outside of the CNS); referring to nerve fibers originating from cells in an autonomic ganglion
soft, inner part; any soft, marrow-like structutre, esp. in the center of a part or organ
pertaining to the marrow or to any medulla (as medulla oblongata or adrenal medulla)
secretion of tears, especially in excess
relating to the tears, their secretiong, the secretory glands, and the drainage apparatus
1. hard, horny tissue or cells
also cornification; keratin formation, or the development of a horny layer of tissue, especially in the epidermis
inflammation of the cornea
less or smaller
constriction of the pupil
cell division comprising two nuclear divisions in rapid succession, which results in halving of the number of chromosomes; makes gametes
1. after, beyond, between, distal to, over
2. change, transformation
the flared portion of a long bone, between the diaphysis (shaft) and the epiphyseal plate
literally meaning, beyond control, this is the transfer of disease from one organ or tissue to another that is not directly connected to it
1. middle, partial
2. mesentery or mesentery-like
the mesentery (folds of peritoneum) that attach the colon to the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity