Med Terms week #7

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Med Terms week #7
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  1. incision into the tympanic membrane
    myringotomy
  2. study of the ear
    otology
  3. process of measuring the sense of hearing
    audiometry
  4. hardening of the ear. specifically the stapes
    otosclerosis
  5. inglammation of the middle ear; commonly called a middle ear infection
    otitis media
  6. inflammation of the external ear canal; commonly called swimmers ear
    otitis externa
  7. slow-growth cystic mass or tumor made up of epithelial cell debris and cholesterol
    cholesteatoma
  8. middle ear infection characterized by an accumulation of clear or sterile
    serous otitis
  9. physician specialist who studies and treats diseases of the ear, nose, and troat
    otorhinolaryngologist
  10. middle ear infection characterized by the presence of purulent fluid
    suppurative otitis media
  11. individual who specialized in evaluating hearing potential or loss
    audiologist
  12. petaing to hearing
    auditory
  13. ringing sensation in the ears
    tinnitus
  14. spiral or snail shaped structure that contains auditory fluids and converts sound waves into nerve impulses
    cochlear
  15. surgical or plastic repair of the tympanic membrane
    tympanoplasty
  16. dizziness; a sense of spinning around
    vertigo
  17. surgical incision into the tympanic membrane
    tympanotomy
  18. inflammation of the tympanic membrane
    tympanitis
  19. excision of the stapes
    stapedectomy
  20. surgical or plastic repair of one or both ears
    otoplasty
  21. loss of hearing due to impaired or damaged auditory nerve cells or tissue
    sensorineural deafness
  22. surgical or plastic repair of the tympanic membrane
    myringoplasty
  23. study of the ear, nose and throat
    otorhinolaryngology
  24. pain in the ear; earache
    otalgia
  25. study of hearing
    audiology
  26. chronic inner ear disease characyerized by an excessive accumulation of fluid
    meniere's disease
  27. fungal infection of the external auditory meatus
    otomycosis
  28. inflammation or infection of the tympanic membrane
    myringitis
  29. impared hearing due to the aging process
    presbycusis
  30. visual examination of the tympanic membrane using the otoscope
    otoscopy
  31. benign tumor of the acoustic nerve
    acoustic neuroma
  32. inflammation or infection of the inner ear
    labyrinthitis
  33. drainage from the ear
    otorrhea
  34. graphic record of hearing
    audiogram
  35. physician specialist who studies and treats diseases of the ear
    otologist
  36. instrument for visualization of the ear
    otoscope

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