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Veterinary Terminology - Ears

Veterinary Terminology CVA - Ears
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Ot/o
Word root for ears
otoscope
Instrument used to examine the ear
Otoscopic
pertaining to examination of the ear
Otic
ear
Otitis
inflammation/infection of the ear
auditory
Having to do with the sense of hearing
Pinna
external portion of the ear that catches sound waves and transmits them to the external auditory canal
Tympanic membrane
The eardrum. A structure that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and vibrates in response to sound waves.
Otalgia
ear pain
otoplasty
surgical repair of the ear
AU
both ears
AS
left ear
AD
right ear
External Ear Canal
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