Medical Termonology: Chapter 13

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Medical Termonology: Chapter 13
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Medical Terms for Chapter 13, The Ear
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  1. auricle (pinna)
    directs sound waves into the external auditory canal
  2. external auditory meatus
    short tube that ends at the tympanic membrane
  3. audi/o
    hearing
  4. aur/i
    ear
  5. aur/o
    ear
  6. ot/o
    ear
  7. cochle/o
    cochlea
  8. labyrinth/o
    labyrinth, inner ear
  9. mastoid/o
    mastoid bone
  10. myring/o
    tympanic membrane, eardrum
  11. staped/o
    stapes
  12. tympan/o
    tympanic membrane, eardrum, middle ear
  13. vestibul/o
    vestibule
  14. tympan/o
    tympanic membrane (eardrum), middle ear
  15. myring/o
    tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  16. labyrinth/o
    inner ear
  17. acoustic neuroma
    beign tumor, grows from the acoustic nerve, can cause hearing loss
  18. ceruminoma
    tumor of a gland that secretes earwax
  19. cholesteatoma
    cyst like mass composed of epithelial cells and cholesterol
  20. otitis externa
    inflammation of the external ear
  21. Meniere Disease
    chronic diseae of the inner ear, symptoms related to change in volume or composition of fluid within the labryrinth
  22. otitis media (OM)
    inflammation of the middle ear
  23. presbycusis
    hearing impairment in old age
  24. tinnitus
    ringing in the ears
  25. vertigo
    sense that the body or environment is revolving or spinning
  26. audiogram
    record (graphic) of hearing
  27. EENT
    eyes, ears, nose adn throat
  28. ENT
    ears, nose and throat
  29. OM
    otitis media
  30. AOM
    acute otitis media
  31. BOM
    bilateral otitis media
  32. LOM
    left otitis media
  33. ROM
    right otitis media
  34. SOM
    serous otitis media
  35. Acute Otitis Media
    one of the most common, if not the most common pediatric infetions

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