MAI140 Ch 6

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MAI140 Ch 6
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2010-12-03 18:49:54
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Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures: key Terms
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  1. An instrument used to quantitatively measure hearing acuity for the various frequencies of sound waves.
    Audiometer
  2. The junction of the eyelids at either corner of the eyes.
    Canthus
  3. Earwax.
    Cerumen
  4. Farsightedness.
    Myopia
  5. The dropping of a liquid into a body cavity.
    Instillation
  6. The washing of a body canal with a flowing solution.
    Irrigation
  7. Nearsightedness.
    Hyperopia
  8. An instrument for examining the external ear canal and tympanic membrane.
    Otoscope
  9. A decrease in the elasticity of the lens that occurs with aging, resulting in a decreased ability to focus on close objects.
    Presbyopia
  10. The deflection or bending of light rays by a lens.
    Refraction
  11. A thin, semitransparent membrane located between the external ear canal and the middle ear that receives and transmits sound waves.
    Tympanic membrane

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