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acous/o

hearing

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ambly/o

dim, dull

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anis/o

unequal

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aque/o

water

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audi/o

hearing

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audit/o

hearing

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aur/o

ear

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auricul/o

ear

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blephar/o

eyelid

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cochle/o

cochlea (inner part of ear)

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conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva (lines the eyelids)

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cor/o

pupil

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corne/o

cornea

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cycl/o

ciliary body of eye, cycle, circle

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dacry/o

tear

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dipl/o

double

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glauc/o

gray

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ir/o

iris (colored portion of eye)

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irid/o

iris (colored portion of eye)

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kerat/o

cornea, hard, horny tissue

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lacrim/o

tear, tear duct, lacrimal duct

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mastoid/o

mastoid process (behind the ear)

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mi/o

smaller, less

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myc/o

fungus

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mydr/o

wide, widen

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myring/o

tympanic membrane (eardrum)

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nyct/o

night

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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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ossicul/o

ossicle (small bone)

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ot/o

ear

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palpebr/o

eyelid

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papill/o

nipple-like, optic disc (disk)

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phac/o

lens of eye

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phak/o

lens of eye

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phot/o

light

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presby/o

old age

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pupill/o

pupil (dark center of the eye)

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retin/o

retina

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salping/o

auditory (eustachian) tube

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scler/o

sclera (white of eye), hard

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scot/o

darkness

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staped/o

stapes (middle ear bone)

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tympan/o

tympanic membrane (eardrum), middle ear

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uve/o

uvea, vascular layer of eye (iris, choroid, ciliary body)

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vestibul/o

vestibule of the inner ear

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vitre/o

glassy

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xer/o

dry

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-acusis

hearing

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-cusis

hearing

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-meter

instrument to measure, measure

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-metry

measure

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-opia

vision condition

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-opsia

vision condition

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-otia

ear condition

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-phobia

fear

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-plegic

pertaining to paralysis, palsy

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-tropia

to turn

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OU

both eyes

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VA

visual acuity

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OD

right eye

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OS

left eye

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VF

visual field

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PE tube

pressure-equalizing tube

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EENT (ENT)

eyes, (ears, nose, throat)

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IOL

intraocular lens

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IOP

intraocular pressure

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

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AS

left ear

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AD

right ear

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ENG

electronystagmography -- test of the balance mechanism of inner ear by assessing eye movements

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fluorescein angiography

IV injection of dye followed by photographs of eye with dilated pupils

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LASIK

laser in situ keratomileusis - laser removes corneal tissue to correct myopia

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scleral buckle

suture of silicone band to sclera to correct retinal detachment

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visual acuity test

test for clearness of vision

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laser photocoagulation

high energy light radiation beams used to stop retinal hemorrhaging

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tonometry

measurement of tension or pressure within eye (glaucoma test)

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phacoemulsification

ultrasonic vibrations break up lens and is aspirated from the eye

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retinal detachment

two layers of the retina separate from each other

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macular degeneration

loss of central vision caused by deterioration of the macula of the retina

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strabismus

abnormal deviations of the eye occur (esotropia and exotropia)

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diabetic retinopathy

retinal micro aneurysms, hemorrhages, dilation of retinal veins, and neovascularization occur secondary to an abnormal endocrine condition

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cataract

clouding of the lens causes decreased vision

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presbyopia

impairment of vision as a result of old age

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myopia

nearsightedness

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hyperopia

farsightedness