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Flashcards in Chapter 13- Special Senses Eyes and Ears Words Deck (31):
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blepharospasm

involuntary contraction of the eyelid

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choroidopathy

disease of the choroid (layer between the retina and the sclera)

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conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva (pink eye)

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corneitis

inflammation of the cornea (keratitis)

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anisocoria

inequality of cornea size

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coreometer

instrument for measuring the pupil

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pupillary

pertaining to the pupil

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dacryorrhea

excessive secretion of tears

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lacrimation

secretion and discharge of tears

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diplopia

double vision

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iridoplegia

paralysis of the sphincter of the iris

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keratoplasty

surgical repair of the cornea

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intraocular

pertaining to within the eyeball

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ophthalmoscope

instrument for examining the eye

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optic

pertaining to the eye or vision

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retinopathy

disease of the retina

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acoustic

pertaining to hearing

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audiometer

instrument for measuring levels of hearing

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auditory

pertaining to sense of hearing

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myringotomy

incision of the tympanic membrane (ear drum)

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tympanoplasty

surgical repair of the ear drum

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otorrhea

discharge from the ear

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salpingopharyngeal

pertaining to the eustachian tube and pharynx

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anacusis

without hearing/ total deafness

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presbycusis

hearing loss associated with old age

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amblyopia

lazy eye (look @ definition)

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blepharoptosis

downward displacement or drooping of the upper eyelid

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heteropsia

inequality of vision in two eyes

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exotropia

divergent strabismus (abnormal turning outward of one or both eyes)

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hyperopia

excess vision (farsightedness)

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myopia

nearsightedness