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opt/i, opt/o, optic/o, ophthalm/o

Eyes (vision): receptor organs for the sense of sight.

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ir/i, ir/o, irid/o, irit/o

Iris: controls the amount of light entering the eye.

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phac/o, phak/o

Lens of eye: focuses rays of light on the retina.

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retin/o

Retina (net): coverts light images into electrical impulses & transmits them to the brain.

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dacryocyst/o, lacrim/o

Lacrimal Apparatus: accessory structures of the eyes that produce, store and remove tears.

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acous/o, acoust/o, audi/o, audit/o, ot/o

Ears (hearing): receptor organs for the sense of hearing; also help maintain balance.

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pinn/i

Outer ear: transits sound waves to the middle ear.

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myring/o, tympan/o

Middle ear (tympanic membrane, eardrum): transmits sound waves to the inner ear.

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labyrinth/o

Inner ear: receives sound vibrations and transmits them to the brain.

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blephar/o

eyelid

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kerat/o

cornea, horny, hard

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-opia

vision condition

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-cusis

hearing

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presby/o

old age

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scler/o

white of eye, sclera, hard

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trop/o

turn, change

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-ptosis

droop or sag

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xer

dry

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anis/o

unequal

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cor

-pupil

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mio

small

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mydrias

dilation of the pupil

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papill

nipple-like

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-edema

swelling

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phot/o

light

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eso
exo

inward
outward

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ambly

dim or dull

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orbit

bony socket

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e-

out of

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nucle

nucleus

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-ation

action

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-otomy

surgical incision

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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intra

within

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-pexy

surgical fixation