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upper respiratory infection

bacterial infections. These infections may affect the throat (pharyngitis), nasopharynx (nasopharyngitis), sinuses (sinusitis), larynx (laryngitis), trachea (tracheitis) or bronchi (bronchitis).

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ophthalm/o

eye

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cerumen

Ear wax: A natural wax-like substance secreted by special glands in the skin on the outer part of the ear canal

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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thrush

a yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth and on the tongue

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-opia

A visual condition or defect of a specified kind

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dipl/o

double

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tinnitus

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

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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ambly/o

dim; dull

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-metry

"process of measuring something specified":

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-osmia

suffix meaning "(condition of the) sense of smell":

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exophthalmos

A condition in which the patient has protruding eyeballs, as in Graves disease

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epistaxis

nosebleed

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dacry/o

tear

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scot/o

darkness

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cycl/o

ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle

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cataract

a clouding of the lens of the eye.

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nas/o

nose

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meniere disease

an inner ear disorder with symptoms that include vertigo, tinnitus, hearing...are severe, frequent, and occur without warning

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glaucoma

common eye condition in which the fluid pressure inside the eye rises to a level higher than healthy for that eye

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coryza

A head cold that includes a runny nose

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sinus/o

sinus

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phon/o

voice; sound

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mydr/o

wide

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sleep apnea

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.

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kerat/o

cornea; hard, horny tissue

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-plegia

indicating a specified type of paralysis:

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otitis external

Swimmer's ear (external otitis) is an infection of the skin that covers the outer ear canal.

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heter/o-

fff

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acous/o

hearing

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influenza

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,

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macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that gradually destroys the central vision

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mono-

one

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salping/o

fallopian tube; auditory (eustachian) tube

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somn/o

sleep

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hemi-

One-half.

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otitis media

Inflammation of the middle ear characterized by the accumulation of infected fluid in the middle ear, bulging of the eardrum, pain in the ear

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glauc/o

gray

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ot/o

ear

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irid/o

iris (colored portion of eye)

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croup

a contagious viral infection that affects children's respiratory system. Symptoms include a barking cough, stridor, fever

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scler/o

sclera (white of eye)

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pertussis

"whooping cough," is a highly contagious, acute respiratory illness characterized by fits of coughing and caused by the bacteria Bordetella

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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tympan/o

tympanic membrane (eardrum); middle ear

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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retin/o

retina

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blephar/o

eyelid

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vertigo

Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or rocking, even when someone is at rest

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tonsill/o

tonsil

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opt/o

eye; vision

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conjunctiv/o

conjuctiva (lines of eyelids)

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pharyng/o

throat (pharynx)

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phot/o

light

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mastoid/o

mastoid process (behind the ear)

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Amblyopia

occurs in children when one eye has poorer vision than the other

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presby/o

old age

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lacrim/o

tear; tear duct; lacrimal duct

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-acusis

hearing and the ability to hear.

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ex-

out; away from