Chapter 11 Review
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Rupture of the cornea is called:
An excision of a part or all of the eyelid is called a(n):
What is the oldest medical specialty in the United States?
What is the medical term that means impairment of hearing due to the aging process?
Opacity (cloudiness) of the lens as a result of protein deposits on its surface that slowly build up until vision is lost is called:
A surgical repair of a perforated eardrum with a tissue graft is:
What is the contractile opening in the center of the iris, through which light rays enter the eye?
An infection of the middle ear, usually occurs following an URI, which shows redness and stiffness of the tympanic membrane is observed as a:
The colored portion of the eye is the:
Reduction or dimness of vision with no apparent pathological condition is a disorder called:
An unusual intolerance and sensitivity to light is known as:
The term otalgia means:
pain in the ear
ears, nose, and throat
Which of the following is the medical term for farsightedness?
The white of the eye is also known as the:
Which of the following is a part of the external ear?
A person with daryadenalgia has pain in:
a tear gland
What structure of the inner ear helps to maintain body equilibrium?
Each of the following are structures of the ear EXCEPT:
A condition of color blindness that is more common in men:
Excessive intraocular pressure, often leading to blindness is:
Total deafness or complete hearing loss is:
An involuntary contraction or twitching of the eyelid is:
Components of the inner ear include the following EXCEPT:
When otitis media becomes a chronic problem, the medical procedure where a PE tube is inserted into the eardrum to relieve pressure and promote drainage is referred to as:
Myopia can be described as:
Ringing or tinkling noise in the ear:
Which term is the name of the duct that collects and drains tears?
Sensation of moving around in space or feeling of spinning or dizziness:
Astigmatism can be described as:
defective curvature of the cornea and lens
What medical term is a synonym for ophthalmodynia?
Which of the following medical terms describes a type of vision?
Brain tumors, strokes, head trauma, and migraine headaches can cause double vision. What is the medical term for double vision?
What is an inflammation of the middle ear called?
Hearing acuity test that is performed with a vibrating tuning fork placed on the mastoid process and then in front of the external auditory canal is called:
Rare disorder of unknown etiology with the labyrinth of the inner ear that can lead to progressive hearing loss:
Small purulent inflammatory infection of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid; also known as a sty:
Muscular eye disorder in which the eyes turn from the normal position so that they deviate in different directions:
Retinal damage marked by aneurysmal dilation of blood vessels is caused by the disease known as:
All of the following are types of cataract surgery EXCEPT for:
The structure that leads from the middle ear to the nasopharynx is the:
Visual examination of the ear is called:
Another name for the inner is:
What test does the optometrist use to diagnose glaucoma?
A physician who specializes in treatment of eye disorders is a(n):
What is the part of the eye that is composed of nerve endings and is responsible for the reception and transmission of light impulses?
Identify the synonym for sty:
Plastic surgery of the ear is called:
What is the snail shaped tube in the inner ear called?
Measures hearing acuity of various sound frequencies:
What structure does labyrinth refer to?
The medical term for eardrum is:
Identify the term that means double vision:
Defective curvature of the cornea or lens that causes light rays to focus unevenly over the retina rather than being focused on a single point; results in a distorted image:
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