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Ch. 11 quiz

Ch. 11
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Which of the following is not a bone of the middle ear?
Cochlea
In glaucoma, peripheral vision is reduced, which eventually progresses to ____ vision and then blindness.
Tunnel
The ____ contain sensors necessary for equilibrium.
Semicircular canals
Ringing in the ears is also known as ______.
Tinnitus
Amblyopia develops most commonly in _____
Children
The eye receives most of its nourishment from the vessels within the _____.
Choroid
Symptoms of otitis media include all of the following except ____.
Arthralgia
In diabetic retinopathy, increased blood sugar damages the ______ in the retina of the eye.
Blood vessels
A (n) ______ is a condition in which the lens loses its flexibility and transparency and light cannot pass through cloudy lens
cataract
The projecting part of the ear which collect and direct sound waves into the auditory canal the pinna or
Auricle
Which of the following is not associated with the retina?
Lens
Which of the following is listed as one of our visceral senses?
Hunger
A cloudy or opaque area in the normally clear lens of the eye is called a _____.
Cataract
A defect of the _____ results in difficulty of color and fine detail
Cones
Continued sensory stimulation causes some sensors to desensitize in an interesting phenomenon called ________.
Adaptation
To help diagnose sleep disorders, doctors will measure which stage of sleep?
REM
An inflammation of the thin, transparent membrane covering the visible portion of the sclera and lining the inside of the eyelids results in _______.
Conjunctivitis
Clinically, _____ can occur as a result of chronic exposure to loud noises, Meniere's disease, some medications, wax build-up, or various disturbances to the auditory nerve
Tinnitus
The senor receptive cells in the retina that function best in dim light and enable night vision are the _____
Rods
A patient who has itching in the ears due to a buildup of ear wax could be said to have too much _______.
Cerumen
A feeling of dizziness and or whirling in space is called ______.
Vertigo
In diabetic retinopathy, increased blood sugar damages the ____ in the retina of the eye.
Blood vessels
Foresightedness that is due to the aging process is known as ______.
Presbyopia
Your tears act as a lubricant and ____ to protect the eyes from microorganisms
Antiseptic
Pink eye is called _____
Conjunctivitis
Clouding of the eye lens caused by protein clumping is called ______.
A cataract
The bony labyrinth is another name for the _____
Inner ear
Which of the following is not one of the three layers of tissue that forms the eyeball?
Conjunctiva
An inflammation of the thin, transparent membrane covering the visible portion of the sclera and lining the inside of the eyelids results in _______.
Lens distortion
Amblyopia develops most commonly in __________.
Children
What are the three tiny bones located in the middle ear ?
Ossicles
Acute conjunctivitis is commonly called ______ aureus
Pink eye
________ is an inflammation of the inner ear and is usually caused by infections
Labyrinthitis
_________ is frequently associated with an upper respiratory infection such as the common cold.
Otitis Media
All of the following are symptoms of otitis media except ______.
Sinus infection
Tinnitus can occur as a result of chronic exposure to loud ______.
Noises
A chronic disease of the ear marked by a recurring syndrome of vertigo, tinnitus, and progressive hearing loss is called ____
Meniere's disease
_______ is the name given for the distinct taste of glutamate.
Gustatory
To help diagnose sleep disorders, doctors will measure which stage of sleep?
REM
Sight can be considered _______.
A special sense