MA 201 Eye and Ear C14U1

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MA 201 Eye and Ear C14U1
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Chapter 14 Unit 1
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  1. Achromatic
    • Total color blindnes
    • Very rare

    C14 - U1 - P687
  2. Acuity
    Sharpness or clearness of vision / hearing

    C14 - U1 - P681
  3. Anesthetize
    To cause a loss of sensation

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  4. Audiometer
    An instrument used to measure one's hearing

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  5. Auditory
    Sense of hearing

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  6. Cerumen
    Secretion of the ear (ear wax)

    C14 - U1 - P680
  7. Daltonism
    • Can't tell between Red and Green
    • Most common
    • Hereditary disorder

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  8. Decibel
    Unit of measure to express degree of loudness of sound

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  9. Deuteranopia
    • Trouble seeing verying shades of green and bluish reds
    • also neutral shades

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  10. Instill
    To slowly drop liquid onto a surface / into a cavity

    C14 - U1 - P680
  11. Irrigate
    Wash out with liquid

    C14 - U1 - P676
  12. Ishihara
    Book of color plates used to screen for color blindness

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  13. Jaeger Chart
    Common method of screening for near vision acuity

    C14 - U1 - P683
  14. Lavage
    Washing out of a cavity

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  15. Occluder
    Used to block one eye while using other to read chart

    C14 - U1 - P686
  16. Ophthalmic
    About the eye

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  17. Otic
    Pertaining to the ear

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  18. Protanopia
    • Trouble seeing reds
    • Yellow and green are confused
    • Refered to as "Red Blindness"

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  19. Snellen Chart
    Most common screening devise for distance vision acuity

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  20. Big "E" Snellen Chart
    Used for distance vision acuity for children, illiterates, foreign members

    C14 - U1 - P683
  21. Tritanopia
    • Cannot see blue
    • Most rare

    C14 - U1 - P687
  22. Vertex
    Crown of the head

    C14 - U1 - P691
  23. Wick
    Cotton saturated with medication and placed in ear canal after meds instilled

    C14 - U1 - P681

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