CH 12: Eye

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CH 12: Eye
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2012-07-18 01:06:06
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  1. aque/o
    water
  2. blephar/o
    eyelid
  3. conjunctiv/o
    conjunctiva (to join together)
  4. corne/o
    kerat/o
    cornea
  5. ir/o
    irid/o
    iris
  6. lacrimo/o
    dacry/o
    tear
  7. ocul/o
    opthalm/o
    opt/o
    eye
  8. phac/o
    phak/o
    lens
  9. phot/o
    light
  10. presby/o
    old age
  11. retin/o
    retina
  12. scler/o
    sclera (hard)
  13. vitre/o
    glassy
  14. -opia
    condition of vision
  15. blepharospasm
    • involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the eye
    • uncontrolled blinking and lid squeezing
  16. diplopia
    double vision
  17. exophthalmos
    abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs
  18. lacrimation
    secretion of tears
  19. nystagmus
    involuntary, rapid oscillating movement of the eyeball
  20. photophobia
    extreme sensitivity and discomfort to light
  21. scotoma
    blind spot in vision
  22. Refractive Errors
    defects in the bending of light as it ebeters the eye-causing an improper focus on the retina
  23. astigmatism
    oblong/cylindrical curvature of the lens, preventing a single focus of light on the retina
  24. hyperopia
    farsightedness
  25. myopia
    nearsightedness
  26. presbyopia
    impaired vision due to old-age & loss of accommodation
  27. accommodation
    eyes ability to adjust to seeing near and far objects
  28. amblyopia
    • decreased vision in early life due to a functional defect: starbismus, refractive errors or trauma.
    • "lazy eye"
  29. aphakia
    absence of a lens (possibly after a cataract extraction)
  30. blepharoptosis
    ptosis
    drooping of the eyelid, usually caused by paralysis
  31. chalazion
    • chronic nodular inflammation of a meibomian gland.
    • causes swelling of upper and lower eyelid
  32. cataract
    opaque clouding of the lens causing decreased vision
  33. conjunctivitis
    pinkeye; inflammation of the conjunctiva
  34. dacryoadenitis
    inflammation of the lacrimal gland
  35. dacryocystitis
    inflammation of the tear sac
  36. diabetic retinopathy
    • disease of the retina from diabetes
    • capillary leakage, bleeding, new vessel formation, leading to scarring and loss of vision
  37. ectropion
    outward turning of the rim of the eyelid
  38. entropion
    inward turning of the rim of the eyelid
  39. glaucoma
    group of diseases that cause pressure in the eye, resulting in damage to the optic nerve & defects in vision
  40. hordeolum
    sty; an acute infection of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid
  41. iritis
    inflammation of the iris
  42. keratitis
    inflammation of the cornea

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