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Flashcards in Chapter 13 & 14 Terms of the Week Deck (12):
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blepharoptosis

drooping eyelid

2

diplopia

double vision

3

lacrimal

pertaining to tears

4

myringotomy

incision into the tympanic membrane (ear drum)

5

otis media

inflammation of the middle ear

6

phobias

irrational fears

7

presbycusis

diminished hearing due to old age

8

chemotherapy

treating disease by using chemicals that have a toxic effect on the body, especially cancerous tissue

9

gait

manner of walking

10

hemostasis

stopping the flow of blood using instruments, pressure and/or medication

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metastasis

the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another

12

supine

lying horizontal and face up