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Flashcards in Chapter 13: The Ear Deck (40):
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Audi/o

Hearing

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Aur/i

Ear

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Aur/o

Ear

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Cochle/o

Cochlea

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Labyrinth/o

Labyrinth

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Mastoid/o

Mastoid bone

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Myring/o

Tympanic membrane

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Ot/o

Ear

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Staped/o

Stapes

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Tympan/o

Tympanic membrane

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Vestibul/o

Vestibule

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Acoustic neuroma

Benign tumor w/in the internal auditory canal growing from acoustic nerve

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Cerumen

Gland that secretes ear wax

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Ceruminoma

Tumor of a gland that secretes ear wax

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Cholesteatoma

Cystlike mass composed of epithelial cells and cholesterol occuring in middle ear

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Ménière disease

Chronic disease of inner ear characterized by vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and aural fullness

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Otitis externa

Inflammation of outer ear

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Otitis media

Inflammation of middle ear

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Presbycisis

Hearing impairment occuring with age

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Tinnitus

Ringing in ear

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Vertigo

Sensation of spinning motion

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ENT

Ear, nose, throat

Otorhinolarynologist

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TM

Tempanic membrane

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Gtt(s)

Drops

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Kg

Kilogram

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L

Liter

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Lb, #

Pound

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MEq

Milliequivalent

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Ml, mL

Milliliter

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Oz

Ounce

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HepA

Hepatitis A vaccine

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HepB

Hepatitis B vaccine

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Hib

Hemophilus influenza B vaccine

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IPV

Polio vaccine

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MMR

Measles mumps rubia

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Tdap

Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertusis

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DTdaP

Diptheria-tetanus- acellular pertusis

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VAR

Varicella

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AMA

Against medical advice

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OTC

Over the counter