The Sensory System

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The Sensory System
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2014-10-09 20:16:16
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  1. Bifocal
    Two different prescriptions in one eyeglass lens.
  2. Cataract
    Clouding of the lens of the eye.
  3. Environment
    The world around you.
  4. Glaucoma
    Increased pressure in the eye, due to the inability of the fluid in the eye(vitreous humor) to circulate properly.
  5. Myopia
    Difficulty seeing things that are far away.
  6. Peripheral Vision
    Vision seen to the side while looking straight ahead.
  7. Presbyopia
    Decrease in the ability of the eye to focus.
  8. Presbycusis
    Hearing loss for high-pitched sounds.
  9. Senses
    Sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch.
  10. Sensory System
    Eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and skin.
  11. Stimulus
    Action that causes a response.
  12. Tinnitus
    Constant ringing in the ear.

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