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The middle ear controls our sense of equilibrium

False

Endolymph and perilymph help transmit sound waves

True

The organ of Corti is located in the cochlea.

True

Intraocular pressure is measured by gonioscopy

False
Intraocular pressure is measured by tonometry.

Ophthalmoscopy is the examination of the external and internal structures of the eye with an instrument called an otoscope.

False

The outermost layer, white portion of the eye, is the sclera.

True

The ability of the lens to clearly focus on objects at various distances is known as accommodation.

True

Drooping of the upper eyelid is known as blepharochalasis.

False
Drooping of the upper eyelid is known as blepharoptosis.

An obvious inward turning of one eye in relation to the other eye is called crosseyes or esotropia.

True

Inflammation of the iris is known as iridocyclitis

False
Inflammation of the iris is known as iritis

A miotic is an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate.

False
A miotic is an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to constrict.

The ____ is also known as the "white" of the eyes

Sclera

Select the term that best describes farsightedness

Hyperopia

Select the diagnosis that best describes middle ear infection.

Otitis Media

What is a sensation of "dizziness" associated with balance, equilibrium, or an inner ear problem known as?

Vertigo

What is the inability to distinguish any color called?

Achronatic Vision

What is an abnormal ringing or tinkling noise in the ear called?

Tinnitus

Select the term that describes an incision into the eardrum.

Myringotomy

Which term is used to identify nearsightedness?

Myopia

This Cystic mass may be a result of chronic otitis media

Cholesteatoma

What is the medical term for "swimmer's ear"?

Otitis Externa

What is bacterial infection of an eyelash follicle called?

Hordeolum

Which term best describes lens cloudiness or loss of transparency?

Cataract

What is loss of hearing due to the natural aging process known as?

Presbycusis

What is immobility of the footplate of the stapes called?

Otosclerosis

Select the medical term for "pinkeye."

Conjunctivitis

What is a refractive error involving an abnormally shaped cornea and irregularly focused light rays called?

Astigmatism

What is loss of vision due to old age known as?

Presbyopia

What might a common earache be referred to as?

Otalgia

Select the condition associated with an obstructed meibomian gland.

Chalazion

Select the term that best describes color blindness.

Monochromatism

What is increased intraocular pressure often described as?

Glaucoma

Select the term that best describes moving the "pinna" closer to the head.

Otoplasty

What is the inability to distinguish reds from greens called?

Daltonism

What is a refractive error associated with aging called

Presbyopia

A collection of clear fluid in the middle ear that may follow acute otitis media or be due to an obstruction of the eustachian tube is known as:

Serous Otitis Media

Sclera

maintains eyeball shape

Conjuntiva

lines inner surfaces of eyelids and outer surfaces of the eye

Cochlea

houses the organ of hearing

Pupil

controls light entering the eye

Suspensory Ligament

holds lens in place; adjusts shape

Organ of Corti

true organ of hearing

Cones

control color, central, bright light vision

Rods

control peripheral, dim light vision

Ciliary Body

adjusts eye to view near objects

Semicircular Canals

associated with balance

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