Medical Terminology 2 ch 16,17

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  1. BX
    biopsy
  2. Derm
    dermatology
  3. PPD
    purified protein derivative
  4. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosus
  5. AD
    right ear
  6. AS
    left ear
  7. AV
    both ears
  8. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  9. Heavy perspiration
    diaphoresis
  10. Fungal infection of nail
    onychomycosis
  11. Dry skin
    xeroderma
  12. Absence of hair
    alopecia
  13. Pinkeye
    conjunctivitis
  14. Eye doctor or specialist
    ophthalmologist
  15. Sensitivity to light
    photophobia
  16. Farsightedness
    hyperopia
  17. Albin/o
    white
  18. Caus/o
    burning
  19. Diaphor/o
    profuse sweating
  20. Melan/o
    black
  21. Lacrim/o
    tears
  22. Onych/o
    nail
  23. Pil/o
    hair
  24. Seb/o
    sebum
  25. Phot/o
    light
  26. Ambly/o
    dull
  27. Nyct/o
    night
  28. Scot/o
    darkness
  29. Myring/o
    eardrum
  30. -opsia
    vision
  31. Blephar/o
    eyelid
  32. Kerat/o
    cornea
  33. Dipl/o
    double
  34. Acous/o
    hearing
  35. -otia
    ear condition
  36. Tympan/o
    eardrum
  37. Albinism
    person who has skin deficiency in pigment (melanin)
  38. Causalgia
    burning pain
  39. Anhiolrosis
    abnormal condition of not sweating
  40. Leukoplakia
    White, thickened patches on mucous membrane tissue on the tongue or cheek.
  41. Melanoma
    cancerous skin tumor
  42. Dermatomycosis
    abnormal condition of fungal infection of the skin
  43. Trichomycosis
    abnormal condition of fungal infection of the skin
  44. Xeroderma
    dry skin
  45. Corium
    deep dermis layer
  46. Keratin
    hard protein material found in the dermis, hair, and nail
  47. Lunula
    the half moon shaped, whitish area at the base of the nail
  48. Stratified
    arranged in layers
  49. Ulcer
    open sore on the skin or mucous membrane within the body
  50. Vitiligo
    loss of pigment in areas of the skin (milk-white patches)
  51. Acne
    chronic papaular and pustular eruption of the skin with increased production of sebum
  52. Gangrene
    Death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply
  53. Psoriasis
    Abnormal condition of chronic, recurrent dermatosis marked by itchy, scaly, red patches covered with silvery gray scales
  54. Wart
    Epidermal growth caused by a virus
  55. Malignant mebinoma
    Cancerous growth composed of melanocytes
  56. Biconvex
    Having two sides that are rounded, and curved evenly, like a sphere
  57. Core
    Photoreceptor cell of the retina that transforms light energy into a nerve impulse
  58. Iris
    Pigmented layer that opens and closes to allow more or less light to the eye
  59. Pupil
    Central opening of the eye surrounded by the iris through which light rays pass
  60. Refraction
    Bending of the light rays by the cornea, lens, and fluids of the eye
  61. Vitreous chamber
    A large region behind the lens filled with a soft, jelly-like material, the vitreous humor
  62. Optician
    Non-medical professional who grinds lenses and fits glasses but cannot prescribe lenses
  63. Amblyopia
    Dull vision
  64. Diplopia
    Double vision
  65. Glaucoma
    Increased intraocular pressure results in damage to the retina and optic nerve with loss of vision
  66. Nytoctalopia
    Night blindness
  67. Scotoma
    Blind spot
  68. Incus
    Second bone of the middle ear
  69. Ossicle
    Small bones in the middle ear; contains malleus, incus, and stapes
  70. Macrotia
    Abnormally large ears
  71. Acusotic neuroma
    Benign tumor arising from the acoustic nerve in the brain
  72. Otosclerosis
    Hardening of body tissue in the middle ear
  73. Vertigo
    Sensation of irregular or whirling motion either of oneself of external objects
  74. Audiometry
    Measurement of hearing
  75. Otoscopy
    Visual examination of the ear canal with an otoscope

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