green ch 15 senses

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green ch 15 senses
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gylys senses diagnostic symptomatic
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  1. severe congenital deficiency in color perception, also called complete color blindness
    achromatopsia
  2. medial movement of the 2 eyeballs so that they are both directed at the object being viewed
    convergence
  3. measurement of refractive error
    diopter
  4. outward-turning of the edge of the lower eyelid
    ectropion
  5. normal eye--parallel rays focus exactly on the retina
    emmetropia
  6. inward-turning of the edge of the lower eyelid
    entropion
  7. abnormal overflow of tears
    epiphora
  8. protrusion of one or both eyeballs
    exophthalmos
  9. sty(e) (localized inflammatory swelling of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid, generally caused by bacterial infection
    hordeolum
  10. visual distortion of objects
    metamorphopsia
  11. inability to see well in dim light, aka night blindness
    nyctalopia
  12. deafness
    anacusis
  13. edema and hyperemia of the optic disk, aka choked disc
    papilledema
  14. decreased ability to focus, due to aging (loss of accommodation)
    presbyopia
  15. chronic contagious form of conjunctivitis
    trachoma
  16. blocking of sound waves as they are conducted through the external and middle ear (conduction pathway)
    conduction impairment
  17. inflammation of the inner ear, usually from fever
    labyrinthitis
  18. disorder of the labyrinth that leads to progressive hearing loss. also vertigo and tinnitus
    Meniere
  19. impairment of hearing due to aging
    presbyacusis
  20. PE tubes are also called
    pressure equalizing tubes, aka tympanostomy tubes, ventilation tubes
  21. hallucination of movement (!), or a feeling of spinning or dizziness
    vertigo

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