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Chapter 14 quiz
The middle ear controls our sense of equilibrium
Endolymph and perilymph help transmit sound waves
The organ of Corti is located in the cochlea.
Intraocular pressure is measured by gonioscopy
Intraocular pressure is measured by tonometry.
Ophthalmoscopy is the examination of the external and internal structures of the eye with an instrument called an otoscope.
The outermost layer, white portion of the eye, is the sclera.
The ability of the lens to clearly focus on objects at various distances is known as accommodation.
Drooping of the upper eyelid is known as blepharochalasis.
Drooping of the upper eyelid is known as blepharoptosis.
An obvious inward turning of one eye in relation to the other eye is called crosseyes or esotropia.
Inflammation of the iris is known as iridocyclitis
Inflammation of the iris is known as iritis
A miotic is an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate.
A miotic is an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to constrict.
The ____ is also known as the "white" of the eyes
Select the term that best describes farsightedness
Select the diagnosis that best describes middle ear infection.
What is a sensation of "dizziness" associated with balance, equilibrium, or an inner ear problem known as?
What is the inability to distinguish any color called?
What is an abnormal ringing or tinkling noise in the ear called?
Select the term that describes an incision into the eardrum.
Which term is used to identify nearsightedness?
This Cystic mass may be a result of chronic otitis media
What is the medical term for "swimmer's ear"?
What is bacterial infection of an eyelash follicle called?
Which term best describes lens cloudiness or loss of transparency?
What is loss of hearing due to the natural aging process known as?
What is immobility of the footplate of the stapes called?
Select the medical term for "pinkeye."
What is a refractive error involving an abnormally shaped cornea and irregularly focused light rays called?
What is loss of vision due to old age known as?
What might a common earache be referred to as?
Select the condition associated with an obstructed meibomian gland.
Select the term that best describes color blindness.
What is increased intraocular pressure often described as?
Select the term that best describes moving the "pinna" closer to the head.
What is the inability to distinguish reds from greens called?
What is a refractive error associated with aging called
A collection of clear fluid in the middle ear that may follow acute otitis media or be due to an obstruction of the eustachian tube is known as:
Serous Otitis Media
maintains eyeball shape
lines inner surfaces of eyelids and outer surfaces of the eye
houses the organ of hearing
controls light entering the eye
holds lens in place; adjusts shape
Organ of Corti
true organ of hearing
control color, central, bright light vision
control peripheral, dim light vision
adjusts eye to view near objects
associated with balance
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