M.T. Chapter 16 - Special Senses

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  1. inner edges of the eyes where tears collect
    canthi (canthus - singular)
  2. water (CF)
    aque/o
  3. conjunctiva (CF)
    conjunctiv/o
  4. eye (CF)
    • ocul/o
    • ophthalm/o
  5. eye, vision (CF)
    • opt/o
    • optic/o
  6. retina (CF)
    retin/o
  7. hearing (CF)
    audi/o
  8. ear (CF)
    ot/o
  9. vision (suffix)
    • -opia
    • -opsia
  10. outside, outward (prefix)
    exo-
  11. excessive, above normal (prefix)
    hyper-
  12. opacities that form on the lens and impair vision
    cataracts
  13. increased intraocular pressure (IOP) caused by the failure of aqueous humor to drain from the eye through the canal of Schlemm
    glaucoma
  14. inflammation of the conjunctiva with vascular congestion that produces a red or pink eye and may be secondary to allergy or viral, bacterial, or fungal infections
    conjunctivitis
  15. any disorder of retinal blood vessels
    retinopathy
  16. removal of the eyeball from the orbit
    enucleation
  17. eye tumor that occurs in children, often noticed when taking a picture of a child and instead of a red eye, the child's eye appears white; enucleation may be needed or external beam radiation may be used either in lieu of surgery or postoperativelyretinoblastoma
    retinoblastoma
  18. primary tumors of the eye
    • retinoblastoma
    • melanoma of the eye
  19. tolerance dose of the lens of the eye (TD5/5)
    1000 cGy

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