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CPT Chapter 27

Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope
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Keratoplasty (a)
Surgical repair of he cornea
Evisceration (f)
Pulling the viscera outside the body through an incision
Enucleation (b)
Removal of an eye
Exenteration (e)
Removal of an organ all in one piece
Cataract (c)
Opaque covering on or in the lens
Sclera (g)
White outer portion of the eyeball
Conjunctiva (d)
Lining of the eyelids and covering of the sclera
Uveal (h)
Vascular tissue of the choroids, ciliary body, and iris
Tarsorrhaphy (i)
Suturing together of the eyelids
Ocular adnexa (j)
Orbit, extraocular muscles, and eyelid
Anterior segment (g)
Parts of the eye in the front of and including the lens, orbit, extraocular muscles, and eyelid
Posterior segment (c)
Parts of the eye located behind the lens
Blephar/o- (k)
Prifix meaning eyelid
Cor/o- (l)
Prifix meaning pupil
Cyclo/o- (f)
Prefix meaning ciliary body or eye muscle
Dacry/o- (b)
Prefix meaning tear/tear duct
Kerat/o- (d)
Prefix meaning cornea
Ocul/o- (a)
prefix meaning eye
Dracryocyst/o- (h)
Prefix meaning pertaining to the lacrimal sac
Vitre/o- (e)
Prefix meaning pertaining to the vitreous body of the eye
Astigmatism (j)
Condition in which the refractive surfaces of the eyes are unequal
Strabismus (i)
Extraocular muscle deviation resulting in unequal visual axes
Aural atresia (g) (Auditory System Terminology)
Congenital absence of the external auditory canal
Transmastoid antrostomy (m)
Called a simple mastoidectomy, it creates an opening in the mastoid for drainage
Labyrinth (n)
Inner connecting cavities, such as the internal ear
Typanic neurectomy (f)
Excision of the tympanic nerve
Fenestration (h)
Creation of a new opening (e.g., on the inner wall of the middle ear)
Parts of the external ear (b)
Auricle, pinna, external acoustic and meatus
Parts of the middle ear (i)
Malleus, incus, and stapes
Part of the inner ear (e)
Vestible, semicircular canals, and cochlea
Mastoid- (k)
Prefix meaning posterion temporal bone
Myring- (o)
Prefix meaning eardrum
Audi- (a)
Prefix meaning hearing
Exostosis (j)
A bony growth
Oto- (c)
Prefix meaning ear
Salping/o- (d)
Prefix meaning (eustachian) tube
Apicectomy (l)
Excision of a prortion of the temporal bone