Medterms 6b (Eye)

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Medterms 6b (Eye)
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  1. drooping of upper eyelid
    blepharoptosis
  2. incision in iris
    iridotomy
  3. study of eye
    ophthamology
  4. excision/removal of vitreous (glassy) humor of eye
    vitrectomy
  5. formation or presence of stones in tears
    dacryolithiasis
  6. pertaining to tears
    lacrimal
  7. condition of sensitivity to light
    photophobia
  8. surgical repair or reconstruction of cornea
    keratoplasty
  9. pertaining to water
    aqueous
  10. inflammation of iris
    iritis
  11. pertaining to corneal
    corneal
  12. breaking down or dissolution of lens (lentil)
    phacolysis
  13. condition or process of disease in retina
    retinopathy
  14. pertaining to eye
    ocular
  15. inflammation of conjunctiva
    conjunctivitis
  16. condition of vision with old age
    presbyopia
  17. process of measuring eye
    optometry
  18. absence of lens of eye
    aphakia
  19. condition of excessive vision
    hyperopia
  20. condition of softening of sclera
    scleromalacia
  21. protrusion of eyeball
    exopththalmos/exophthalmus
  22. baggy eyelids
    blepharochalasis/ dermatochalasis
  23. durgical placement of band of siliocne around sclera to cinch it toward middle of eye
    sclera buckling
  24. involuntary contraction of muscles surrounding eye
    blepharospasm
  25. eye
    opt/o
  26. old age
    presby/o
  27. glassy
    vitre/o
  28. light
    phot/o
  29. hard
    scler/o
  30. lens (lentil)
    phac/o
  31. colored circle
    irid/o
  32. tear
    dacry/o
  33. eyelid
    blephar/o
  34. water
    aque/o
  35. pinkeye
    conjunctivitis
  36. inflammation of eyelid
    blepharitis
  37. eyestrain
    asthenopia
  38. agent that causes dilation of pupil
    mydriatic
  39. sty; acute infection of meibomian gland of eyelid
    hordeolum
  40. clouding of lens causing decreased vision
    cataract
  41. breakdown or thinning of tissues in macula, resulting in partial or complete loss of central vision
    macular degeneration
  42. scarred cornea
    keratoplasty
  43. cataract
    phacoemulsification
  44. myopia
    LASIK
  45. acute glaucoma
    trabeculectomy
  46. dermatochalasis
    blepharoplasty
  47. retinal detachment
    cryoretinopexy
  48. outward turning of rim of eyelid
    entropion
  49. instrument to measure intraocular pressure
    tonometer
  50. inward turning of rim of eyelid
    ectropion
  51. involuntary, rapid oscillating movement of eyeball
    nystagmus
  52. nearsightedness
    myopia
  53. cross eyes
    strabismus
  54. old-age loss of accommodation
    presbyopia
  55. distorted vision
    astigmatism
  56. farsightedness
    hyperopia
  57. lazy eye
    amblyopia
  58. blind spot in vision
    scotoma
  59. double vision
    diplopia
  60. fibrous growth of conjunctival tissue that extends onto cornea
    pterygium
  61. chronic nodular inflammation of meibomian gland, usually result of blocked duct; commonly presents as swelling on upper or lower eyelid
    chalazion
  62. agent that causes dilation of pupil
    mydiatric
  63. abnormal overflow of tears caused by blockage of lacrimal duct
    epiphora
  64. tear sac
    dacryocyst
  65. instrument for examining inner eye
    ophthalmoscope
  66. joining together, mucous membrane that lines eyelids and outer surface of eyeball
    conjunctiva
  67. tough, fibrous white outer coat extending from cornea to optic nerve
    sclera
  68. central region of retina responsible for central vision; yellow pigment
    macula

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