Flashcards in Ch15&16 Deck (61):
upper respiratory infection
bacterial infections. These infections may affect the throat (pharyngitis), nasopharynx (nasopharyngitis), sinuses (sinusitis), larynx (laryngitis), trachea (tracheitis) or bronchi (bronchitis).
Ear wax: A natural wax-like substance secreted by special glands in the skin on the outer part of the ear canal
a yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth and on the tongue
A visual condition or defect of a specified kind
Ear ringing is medically called tinnitus. Buzzing, roaring, and pulsitile sounds are sometimes perceived when no sound is present...and other abnormal ear noises is medically called tinnitus
larynx (voice box)
"process of measuring something specified":
suffix meaning "(condition of the) sense of smell":
A condition in which the patient has protruding eyeballs, as in Graves disease
ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle
a clouding of the lens of the eye.
an inner ear disorder with symptoms that include vertigo, tinnitus, hearing...are severe, frequent, and occur without warning
common eye condition in which the fluid pressure inside the eye rises to a level higher than healthy for that eye
A head cold that includes a runny nose
Sleep apnea is defined as a reduction or cessation of breathing during sleep.
The three types of sleep apnea are central apnea, obstructive apnea, and a mixture of central and obstructive apnea.
cornea; hard, horny tissue
indicating a specified type of paralysis:
Swimmer's ear (external otitis) is an infection of the skin that covers the outer ear canal.
viral and bacterial causes like the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, as well as SARS, bird flu and more...tract infections include the common cold, the flu, tonsillitis,
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that gradually destroys the central vision
fallopian tube; auditory (eustachian) tube
Inflammation of the middle ear characterized by the accumulation of infected fluid in the middle ear, bulging of the eardrum, pain in the ear
iris (colored portion of eye)
a contagious viral infection that affects children's respiratory system. Symptoms include a barking cough, stridor, fever
sclera (white of eye)
"whooping cough," is a highly contagious, acute respiratory illness characterized by fits of coughing and caused by the bacteria Bordetella
tympanic membrane (eardrum); middle ear
Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or rocking, even when someone is at rest
conjuctiva (lines of eyelids)
mastoid process (behind the ear)
occurs in children when one eye has poorer vision than the other
tear; tear duct; lacrimal duct
hearing and the ability to hear.