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Amblyopia

Related to dull, dim, or weak vision

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Diabetic retinopathy

Process of retinal damage due to diabetes (visual blind spots and loss)

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Enucleation

Surgical eyeball removal

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Esotropia

Eye(s) and vision turn(s) inward toward nose

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Exotropia

Eye(s) and vision turn(s) outward toward temples

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Hyperopia

Farsightedness

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Myopia

Nearsightedness

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Presbyopia

Visual change associated with aging

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Emmetropia

Normal vision

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Glaucoma

Increased intraocular pressure that may lead to blindness (generally asymptomatic in early development but then incurs increasing loss of peripheral vision)

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Trachoma

Chronic bacterial disease common in dry climates that may lead to blindness (conjunctivitis and corneal inflammation)

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Cataract

Increasingly opaque and cloudy lens that leads to blindness

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Lacrimation

Related to tear production

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Macular degeneration

Loss of central vision with aging

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Optic

Related to vision or eyes

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Ophthalmologist

Specialist in the science or study of the eye

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Optician

Specialist in eye products

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Optometrist

Specialist in measuring and fitting eye wear

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Otolaryngologist

Ear and voice box specialist (ENT)

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Photophobia

Relate to sensitivity or pain with light exposure

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External ear: auricle or pinna

Funnel shaped ear flap that collects sound

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Middle ear: tympanic membrane

TM (eardrum)

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Inner ear: cochlea

Sensory receptor

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Inner ear: Eustachian tube

Tube between pharynx and middle ear

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Acoustic/auditory

Related to hearing

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Cerumen

Ear wax (located in the auditory meatus)

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External otitis

An external fungal or bacterial inflammation of the auditory meatus characterized by itching or tenderness

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Exudate

Bacterial or cellular drainage secondary to infection

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Myringotomy

Process or procedure of making an incision to the tympanic membrane

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Otic

Related to ears

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Otitis media

Middle ear infection

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Otoscope

Lighted instrument used to examine the ear

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Otoscopy

Process or procedure of examining the ear

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Presbycusis

Nerve damage and/or hearing loss due to aging

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Pressure-equalizing tubes

Tubes inserted following a myringotomy to promote air flow into the Eustachian tube, prevent otitis media, and assist drainage

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Tinnitus

Internal auditory noises (ringing, whooshing, buzzing)

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Tympanotomy

Process or procedure of incising the eardrum

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Tympanoplasty

Process or procedure of middle ear reconstruction (to correct a rupture or perforation)

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Vertigo

Dizziness

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Anodontia

Related to without teeth

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Exodontia

Related to tooth extraction

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Gustation

Sense of taste

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Malocclusion

Misalignment

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Pyorrhea

Bacterial flow of discharge