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Administration of Medication Chapter 8
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Pertaining to hearing sound.
Function of the middle and external ear that conducts and amplifies sound waves from the environment.
Bacterial infection of the eyelid that causes crusting, redness and irritation.
Angle at either end of the slit between the eyelids.
An opacity that appears in the crystalline lens.
Central hearing loss
Difficulty understanding the meaning of words heard; inability to understand the meaning of incoming sounds of or words; caused by problems of the central nervous system from the auditory nucleus to the cortex.
Part of the inner ear; the primary ogran of earing.
Conductive earing loss
Alteration in the perception of or sensitivity to sounds; occurs with problems in the external and middle ear.
A thin mucous membrane lining the eye sockets and eyelids.
An inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the back of the eyelids and the front of the eye except the cornea.
Round disk like that vibrates and transmits sound from the outter ear to the middle ear, also known as the tampanic membrane.
External auditory meatus
Part of the external ear; the ear canal.
An inflammation and infection of the epithelium of the auricle and ear canal.
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