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Medical Terminology Ch 17 Eye and Ear

Medical Terminology Ch 17 Eye and Ear
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aque/o
combining form- water
blephar/o, palpebr/o
combining form - eyelid
conjunctiv/o
combining form - conjunctiva
cor/o, pupill/o
combining form - pupil
corne/o, kerat/o
combining form - cornea
cycl/o
combining form - ciliary body or muscle of the eye
dacry/o, lacrim/o
combining form - tears, tear duct
ir/o, irid/o
combining form - iris (colored part of the eye)
ocul/o/, ophthalm/o
combining form - eye
opt/o, optic/o
combining form - eye, vision
papill/o
combining form - optic disc; nipple like
phac/o, phak/o
combining form - lens of the eye
retin/o
combining form - retina
scler/o
combining form - sclera (white of the eye); hard
uve/o
combining form - uvea; vaxcular layer of the eye (iris, ciliary body, and choiroid)
vitre/o
combining form - glassy
ambly/o
combining form - dull, dim
dipl/o
combining form - double
glauc/o
combining form - grey
mi/o
combining form - smaller, less
mydr/o
combining form - widen, enlarge
nyct/o
combining form - night
phot/o
combining form - light
presby/o
combining form - old age
scot/o
combining form - darkness
xer/o
combining form - dry
-opia, -opsia
suffix - vision
-tropia
suffix - to turn
acous/o, audit/o
combining form - hearing
audi/o
combining form - hearing; the sense of hearing
aur/o, auricul/o,ot/o
combining form - ear
cochle/o
combining form - cochlea
mastoid/o
combining form - mastoid process
myring/o, tympan/o
combining form - eardrum, typmanic membrane
ossicul/o
combining form - ossicle
salping/o
combining form - eustachian tube, auditory tube
staped/o
combining form - stapes (third bone of middle ear)
vestibul/o
combining form - vestibule
-acusis, -cusis
suffix - hearing
-meter
suffix - instrument to measure
-otia
suffix - ear condition
aqueous humor
medical term - fluid in anterior chamber
blepharitis
medical term - inflammation of the eyelid
blepharoptosis
medical term - droopy eyelid
conjunctivitis
medical term - pink eye (inflammation of the conjuctiva
anisocoria
medical term - unequal pupil
anis/o
combining form - unequal
corneal abrasion
medical term - iary scratch on cornia
cycloplegic
medical term - paralysis of the cilliary body
dacryoadenitis
medical term - inflammation of tear duct gland
iritis
medical term - inflammation of the iris
iridic
medical term - pt to the iris
iridectomy
medical term - removal of iris
keratitis
medical term - inflammation of the cornea
lacrimal
medical term - pt to tears
lacrimation
medical term - crying
intraocular
medical term - within the eye
ophthalmologist
medical term - specialist who treats eye disorders
optic
medical term - pt to the eye/vision
optometrist
medical term - nonmedical professional who can examine eyes to determine vision problems and prescribe lenses
optician
medical term - nonmedical professional who grinds lenses and fits glasses but cannot prescirbe lenses
palpebral
medical term - pt to the eyelid
papilledema
medical term - swelling of the optic disc
phacoemulsification
medical term - cataract surgery where ultrasonic vibrations break up the lens which is then aspirated through the ultrasonic probe
aphakia
medical term - no lens
pupillary
medical term - pt to the pupil
retinitis
medical term - inflammation of the retina
hypertensive retinopathy
medical term - retinal disease caused by high blood pressure
corneoscleral
medical term - pt to the cornia and sclera
scleritis
medical term - inflammation of the sclera
uveitis
medical term - inflammation of the uvea
vitreous humor
medical term - fluid in the posterior chamber of the eye
amblyopia
medical term - lazy eye
diplopia
medical term - double vision
glaucoma
medical term - increased eye pressure causing damage
miosis
medical term - contraction of the pupil
mydriasis
medical term - enlargement of the pupil`
nyctalopia
medical term - night blindness
photophobia
medical term - sensitivity to light
presbyopia
medical term - impairment of vision as a result of old age
scotoma
medical term - blind spot
xerophthalmia
medical term - dry eyes
hyperopia, hypermetropia
medical term - farsightedness
hemianopsia
medical term - loss of vision in the right or left eye
esotropia
medical term - one eye is turning in
acoustic
medical term - pt to hearing
audiogram
medical term - record of hearing
audiologist
medical term - specialist in evaluating and rehabilitating hearing loss
auditory
medical term - pt to hearing
aural
medical term - pt to the ear
postauricular
medical term - pt to behind the ear
cochlear
medical term - pt to the cochlea
mastoiditis
medical term - inflammation of the mastoid process
myringotomy
medical term - incision of the eardrum
myringitis
medical term - inflammation of the eardrum
ossiculoplasty
medical term - surgical repair of the ossicles
otic
medical term - pt to the ear
otomycosis
medical term - fungle infection of the ear
otopyorrhea
medical term - discharge of puss in the ear
otolaryngologist
medical term - medical doctor specializing in the ear, nose and throat
salpingopharyngeal
medical term - pt to the auditory tube
stapedectomy
medical term - removal of the stapes
tympanoplasty
medical term - surgical repair of the bones in the middle ear with reconnection of the eardrum to the oval window
vestibulocochlear
medical term - pt to the vestibule and cochlea
hyperacusis
medical term - abnormally acute sensitivity to sounds
presbycusis
medical term - hearing loss due to old age
audiometer
medical term - meaure hearing
macrotia
medical term - large ears