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Flashcards in Chapter 13 Ear Deck (15):
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Audi/o

Hearing

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Aur/I, aur/o, ot/o

Ear

3

Cochle/o

Cochlea

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Labyrinth/o

Labyrinth (inner ear)

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Mastoid/o

Mastoid bone

6

Myring/o

Tympanic membrane (eardrum)

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Staped/o

Stapes (middle ear bone)

8

Tympan/o

Tympanic membrane (eardrum), middle ear

9

Vestibul/o

Vestibule

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Otitis external

Inflammation of the outer ear

11

Otitis media (OM)

Inflammation of the middle ear

Also called tympanitis

12

Presbycusis

Hearing impairment in old age

13

Tinnitus

Ringing in the ears

14

Vertigo

A sense that either ones own body (subjective vertigo) or the environment (objective vertigo) is revolving

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Ceruminoma

Tumor of a gland that secretes ear wax