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aphakia

absence of the lens of the eyes

echography

ultrasound procedure in which sound waves are bounced off an internal organ and the resulting image is recorded

gonioscopy

use of a scope to examine the angles of the eye

hemodialysis

cleansing of the blood outside the body

modality

treatment method

nystagmus

rapid involuntary eye movements

optokinetic

movement of the eye to objects moving in the visual field

percutaneous

through the skin

phlebotomy

cutting into a vein

retrograde

moving backward or against the usual direction of flow

subcutaneous

tissue below dermis, primarily fat cells that insulate the body

tonometry

measurement of pressure or tension

transcutaneous

entering by way of the skin

tympanometry

procedure for evaluation of middle ear disorders

OTH

other routes

IT

inhalant solution

IV

intravenous

IM

intramuscular

SC

subcutaneous

INH

intrathecul

VAR

various routes

oscillating

to swing backward and forward

audiometry

hearing test

tympanometry

procedure for evaluating middle ear disorders

electrocochleography

stimulation of the cochea to measure electial activity

orthoptic

corrective, in the correct place

angioscopy

studing the capillaries of the eyes

electroretinography

recording electrical activity in the retina

anomaloscope

a device for detecting color blindness

aphakia

absence of the lens of the eye

corneosclera

cornea and sclera together forming one organ

cornea

the transparent part of the coat of the eyeball that covers the iris and pupil and admits light to the interior

sclera

the think outer coat of the eye, mostly white and opique

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