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Achromatopsia

Severe congenital deficiency in color perception ( color blindness)

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Conjunctivitis

Inflammation of the conjunctiva with vascular congestion ( pink eye)

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Nyctalopia

Impaired vision in dim light

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Photophobia

Unusual intolerance and sensitivity to light

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Presbyopia

Loss of accommodation of the crystalline lens

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Anacusis

Complete deafness

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Otitis externa

Infection of the external ear canal

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Presbyacusis

Impairment of hearing from old age

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Tinnitus

Perception of ringing or other sounds in the ear

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Vertigo

Sensation of a spinning motion

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Pressure equalizing tube placement

Insertion of tubes through the tympanic membrane

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Tympanoplasty

Reconstruction of the eardrum

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ENT

Ears nose and throat

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OM

Otitis media

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URI

Upper respiratory infection

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Ambly/o

Dull, dim

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Aque/o

Water

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Blephar/o

Eyelid

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Choroid/o

Choroid

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Conjunctiv/o

Conjunctiva

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Core/o

Pupil

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Pupill/o

Pupil

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Corne/o

Cornea

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Cycl/o

Ciliary body of the eye

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Dacry/o

Tear, lacrimal apparatus

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Lacrim/o

Tear, lacrimal apparatus

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Dacryocyst/o

Lacrimal sac

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Glauc/o

Gray

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Goni/o

Angle

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Irid/o

Iris

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Kerat/o

Horny tissue, hard, cornea

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Ocul/o

Eye

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Ophthalm/o

Eye

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Opt/o

Eye, vision

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Optic/o

Eye, vision

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Phac/o

Lens

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Phot/o

Light

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Presby/o

Old age

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Retin/o

Retina

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Scler/o

Hardening, sclera

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Scot/o

Darkness

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Vitr/o

Vitreous body of the eye

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Audi/o

Hearing

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Labyrinth/o

Labyrinth (inner ear)

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Mastoid/o

Mastoid process

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Ot/o

Ear

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Salping/o

Tubes

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Staped/o

Stapes

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Myring/o

Tympanic membrane

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Tympan/o

Tympanic membrane

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-acusia

Hearing

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-cusis

Hearing

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-opia

Vision

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-opsia

Vision

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-tropia

Turning

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Exo-

Outside, outward

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Hyper-

excessive, above normal