Ch. 4 Spelling Test

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Ch. 4 Spelling Test
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  1. anti-
    against
  2. AOM
    Acute Otitis Media
  3. Astigmatism
    inability to focus light rays that enter the eye in different planes
  4. Audiologist
    specialist in evaluation of hearing function
  5. Audiometer
    instrument to measure hearing
  6. Cataract
    complete or partial opacity of the lens
  7. -cle
    small
  8. con-
    together, with
  9. equi-
    equal
  10. Equilibrium
    being evenly balanced
  11. Eustachian (tube)
    auditory- tube that connects the middle ear to the nasopharynx
  12. exo-
    outside, outward
  13. Exotropia
    a turning of the eye outward away from the nose
  14. Glaucoma
    increased intraocular pressure
  15. Hyperopia
    able to see distant objects but unable to see close objects
  16. intra-
    inside, within
  17. ir-
    in
  18. -lith
    stone
  19. meter-
    measure, instrument to measure
  20. mg-
    milligram
  21. myo-
    to blink, muscle
  22. Myopia
    able to see close objects but unable to see distant objects
  23. Myringotomy
    incision in the tympanic membrane
  24. O.D.
    right eye
  25. O.S.
    left eye
  26. O.U.
    both eyes
  27. -opia
    sight
  28. -opsis
    vision
  29. Opthalmoscope
    instrument for viewing the retina
  30. opto-
    vision
  31. OT
    ophthalmic technician, oxytocin, occupational therapist
  32. Otitis media
    inflammation of the middle ear
  33. peri-
    around
  34. -pexy
    fixation, surgical fixation
  35. photo-
    light
  36. plasty-
    formation, repair, surgical repair
  37. Presbyopia
    difficulty in nearsighted vision occuring in middle and old age
  38. p.r.n.
    when necessary
  39. Ptosis
    sinking down of an eyelid or an organ
  40. q.4.h.
    every 4 hours
  41. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  42. Retinopathy
    degenerative disease of the retina
  43. Scleritis
    inflammation of the sclera
  44. -stomy
    new opening
  45. Tinnitus
    persistent ringing, whistling, clicking, or booming noise in the ears
  46. Tympanic
    pertaining to the tympanic membrane or tympanic cavity
  47. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  48. vertigo
    sensation of spinning or whirling
  49. ophthalmoscopy
    process of viewing the retina
  50. labyrinthitis
    inflammation of the inner ear

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