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Flashcards in Med Term Ch 10 Deck (27):
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Blepharedema

Swelling of the eyelid

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Blepharorrhaphy

Suturing of the eyelid

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Blepharoptosis

Drooping of the eyelid

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Corectasia

Dilation of the pupil

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Corectopia

Abnormal location of the pupil so that it is not in the center of the iris

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Coreometer

Instrument for measuring the diameter of the pupil

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Coreoplasty

Surgical fixation of the pupil

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Corneal

Pertaining to the cornea (thinned out sclera, in front, window of the eye)

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Cyclokerititis

Inflammation of the ciliary body and cornea

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Cycloplegia

Paralysis of the ciliary bodies

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Diplopia

Double Vision

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Iridectomy

Excision of the iris

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Iridocele

Hernial protrusion of part of the iris through the cornea

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Iridoplegia

Paralysis of the sphincter of the iris, with lack of contraction or dilatation of the pupil; iridoparalysis

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Iritis

Inflammation of the iris

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Keratome

Instrument used to cut the cornea

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Keratoplasty

Plastic surgery of the cornea

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Keratoscleritis

Inflammation of the sclera and cornea

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Keratotomy

Incision into the cornea

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Nasolacrimal

Pertaining to the nasal/lacrimal bones or the nasal cavity/lacrimal ducts

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Ophthalmalgia

Pain in the eyeball

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Ophthalmoscope

Instrument used to examine the eye

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Retinitis

Inflammation of the retina

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Retinopathy

Degenerative disease of the retina

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Retinoscopy

A method of detecting errors of refraction of the eye by illuminating the retina and noting the direction of movement of the light on the retinal surface

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Sclerectomy

Excision of a portion of the sclera; surgical removal of the fibrous adhesions formed in chronic otitis media

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Sclerotome

Instrument used to cut the sclera