Eyes & Ears - MED TERM

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  1. blephar/o
    eyelid
  2. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  3. conjunctiv/o
    conjuctiva
  4. conjunctivitis
    aka Pinkeye
  5. choroid/o
    choroid  (thin, highly vascular later of the eye between the retina and sclera)
  6. choroidopathy
    noninflammatory degeneration of the choroid
  7. corne/o
    cornea
  8. corneitis
    inflammation of the cornea; also called keratitis
  9. cor/o
    core/o
    pupill/o
    pupil
  10. aniso
    unequal, dissimilar
  11. anisocoria
    inequality of pupil size

    may be congenital or associated with a neurological injury or disease
  12. coreameter
    instrument for measuring the pupil
  13. dacry/o;
    lacrim/o
    tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac, or gland)
  14. dacryorrhea
    excessive secretion of tears
  15. lacrimation
    secretion and discharge of tears
  16. -ation
    process of
  17. dipl/o
    double
  18. diplopia
    • 2 images of an object seen at the same time;
    • aka double vision
  19. irid/o
    iris
  20. -plegia
    paralysis
  21. iridoplegia
    paralysis of the sphincter of the iris
  22. kerat/o
    horny tissue; hard; cornea
  23. keratoplasty
    replacement of a cloudy cornea with a transparent one, typically derived from an organ donor (aka corneal transplant)
  24. ocul/o &
    ophthalm/o
    eye
  25. intraocular
    within the eyeball
  26. ophthalmoscope
    instrument for examining the interior of the eye, especially the retina
  27. Opt/o
    eye, vision

    optic: pertaining to eye or to sight
  28. retin/o
    retina
  29. scler/o
    hardening; sclera (white of eye)
  30. -opia, -opsia
    vision
  31. ambly
    dull, dim
  32. heter
    different
  33. amblyopia
    reduction or dimness of vision, usually in one eye, with no apparent pathological condition;

    aka lazy eye
  34. heteropsia
    inequality of vision in the 2 eyes
  35. -ptosis
    prolapse, downward displacement
  36. blepharoptosis
    dropping of the upper eyelid
  37. -tropia
    turning
  38. hypertropia
    ocular deviation with one eye located higher than the other

    hyper: excessive, above normal

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