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Choroid/o

Choroid
*choroid/o/pathy = disease of the choroid (layer between the retina and the sclera)
[-pathy=disease]

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Conjunctiv/o

Conjunctiva
*conjunctiv/itis = inflammation of the conjunctiva; aka "pinkeye"
[-itis=inflammation]

3

Corne/o

Cornea
*corne/itis= inflammation of the cornea; aka "keratitis"
[-itis=inflammation]

4

Cor/o

Pupil
*aniso/cor/ia = condition of unequal pupil size
[aniso=unequal, dissimilar; -ia= condition]

5

Core/o

Pupil
*core/o/meter = instrument to measure the pupil
[-meter= instrument for measuring]

6

Pupill/o

Pupil
*pupill/ary = pertaining to the pupil
[-ary=pertaining to]

7

Dacry/o

Tear; lacrimal apparatus. (Duct, sac, or gland)
*dacry/o/rrhea = excessive secretion of tears
[-rrhea= discharge, flow]

8

Lacrim/o

Tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac, or gland)
*lacrim/ation = secretion and discharge of tears
[-ation = process (of)]

9

Dipl/o

Double
*dipl/opia = double vision (two images of an object seen at the same time)
[-opia= vision]

10

Irid/o

Iris
*irid/o/plegia = paralysis of the sphincter of the iris
[-plegia = paralysis]

11

Kerat/o

Horny tissue; hard; cornea
*kerat/o/plasty = surgical repair of the cornea; aka "cornea transplant"
[-plasty= surgical repair]

12

Ocul/o

Eye
*intra/ocul/ar = pertaining to within the eyeball
[intra-=in, within; -ar= pertaining to]

13

Ophthalm/o

Eye
*ophthalm/o/scope = instrument for examining the eye
[-scope=instrument for examining]

14

Opt/o

Eye, vision
*opt/ic = pertaining to the eye or vision
[-ic= pertaining to]

15

Retain/o

Retina
*retin/o/pathy= disease of the retina
[-pathy=disease]

16

Acous/o

Hearing
*acous/tic = pertaining to hearing
[-tic=pertaining to]

17

Audi/o

Hearing
*audi/o/meter = instrument for measuring levels of hearing
[-meter=instrument for measuring]

18

Audit/o

Hearing
*audit/ory= pertaining to sense of hearing
[-ory=pertaining to]

19

Myring/o

Tympanic membrane (eardrum)
*myring/o/tomy = incision of the tympanic membrane (eardrum)
[-tomy=incision]

20

Tympan/o

Tympanic membrane (eardrum)
*tympan/o/plasty= surgical repair of the tympanic membrane (eardrum)
[-plasty= surgical repair]

21

Ot/o

Ear
*ot/o/rrhea = discharge from the ear
[-rrhea= discharge, flow]

22

Salping/o

Tube (usually fallopian or eustachian [auditory] tubes)
*salping/o/pharyng/eal = pertaining to the pharynx (throat) and the eustachian (auditory) tubes
[pharyng= pharynx (throat); -eal=pertaining to]

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Blephar/o

Eyelid
*blephar/o/spasm = involuntary contraction of the eyelid
[-spasm = involuntary contraction, twitching]

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