senses (15)

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senses (15)
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  1. adjustment of the eye for various distances (so that the image falls on the retina of the eye)
    accommodation
  2. clearness or sharpness of a sensory function
    acuity
  3. tissues or structures in the body adjacent to or near a related structure
    adnexa
  4. humor
    any fluid or semifluid of the body
  5. any small bone, esp. one of the 3 ear bones
    ossicle
  6. impairment of hearing caused by old age
    presbyacusis
  7. disorder of the labyrinth that leads to progressive loss of hearing
    Meniere (complete with vertigo, tinnitus)
  8. anacusis
    deafness
  9. chronic, contagious form of conjunctivitis common in the SW USA, leads to blindness
    trachoma
  10. "choked disc" (from increased ocular pressure caused by intracranial pressure)
    papilledema
  11. night blindness
    nyctalopia
  12. visual distortion of objects
    metamorphosia
  13. hordeolum
    sty
  14. abnormal overflow of tears
    epiphora
  15. inward-turning of edge of lower eyelid
    entropion
  16. normal vision
    emmetropia
  17. ectropion
    outward-turning of the edge of the lower eyelid
  18. measurement of refractive error
    diopter
  19. movement of the 2 eyes so they are both looking at the object
    convergence
  20. small hard tumor on eyelid, similar to sebaceous cyst
    chalazion
  21. achromatopsia
    color blindness

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