Med term Lesson 9

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Med term Lesson 9
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  1. blephar
    eyelid
  2. irid
    iris
  3. kerat
    cornea
  4. ophthalm
    eye
  5. opt
    vision
  6. retin
    retina
  7. scler
    sclera
  8. audi
    hearing
  9. myring
    eardrum (tympanic membrane)
  10. ot
    ear
  11. tympan
    middle ear
  12. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  13. -metry
    measurment
  14. -plegia
    paralysis
  15. astigmatism
    defective curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye (cornea or lens)
  16. cataract
    clouding of the lens of the eye
  17. detached retina
    separation of the retina from the choroid, or middle coat of the eye
  18. glaucoma
    eye disorder characterized by optic nerve damage usually caused by abnormal increase of intraocular pressure
  19. hyperopia
    farsightedness
  20. LASIK
    a laser procedure that reshapes the corneal tissue beneath the surface of the cornea
  21. macular degeneration
    • a progresive deterioration of the central portion of the retina resulting in a loss of central vission
    • when caused by the aging process it is referred to as age-related macular degeneration and is abbreviated as ARMD
  22. myopia
    nearsightedness
  23. optometrist
    healthcare professional who prescribes corrective lenses and/or eye exercises
  24. otitis media
    inflammation of the middle ear
  25. tinnitus
    ringing in the ears

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