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Phac/o

Lens

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Phot/o

Light

3

Hyper-

Excessive above normal

4

Aque/o

Water

5

Opt/o, optic/i

Eye, vision

6

Presby/o

Old age

7

Exo-

Outside, outward

8

Blephar/o

Eyelid

9

Ocul/o, ophthalm/o

Eye

10

Retin/o

Retina

11

-cusis, -acusia

Hearing

12

Choroid/o

Choroid

13

Irid/o

Iris

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Scler/o

Hardening, sclera

15

Core/o, pupill/o

Pupil

16

Goni/o

Angle

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Scot/o

Darkness

18

-tropia

Turning

19

Conjunctiv/o

Conjunctiva

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Glauc/o

Gray

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Vitr/o

Vitreous body (of eye)

22

-opia, -opsia

Vision

23

Corne/o

Cornea

24

Dacryocyst/o

Lacrimal sac

25

Audi/o

Hearing

26

Myring/o, tympan/o

Tympanic membrane (eardrum)

27

Kerat/o

Horny tissue, hard cornea

28

Dacry/o, lacrim/o

Tear, lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac, or gland)

29

Aur/o, ot/o

Ear

30

Staped/o

Stapes

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Cycl/o

Ciliary body of eye, circular, cycle

32

Labyrinth/o

Labyrinth (inner ear)

33

Mastoid/o

Mastoid process

34

Salping/o

Tubes (eustachain)

35

OM

Otitis media

36

O.D.

Doctor of optometry

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IOP

Intraocular pressure

38

PERRLA

Pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation

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RK

Radial keratotomy

40

VF

Visual field

41

URI

Upper respiratory infection

42

ENT

Era nose and throat

43

VA

Visual acuity

44

PE

Pressure equalizing tube (placed in eardrum)

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Ambly/o

Dull, dim