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  1. Anterior transparent portion of the eyes fibrous outer surface
    cornea
  2. The process where by the eyes make adjustments for seeing objects at various distances
    accommodation
  3. The center of the iris through which light enters the eye
    Pupil
  4. A colored membrane that attached to the ciliary body and suspended between the lens and the cornea in the aqueous humor
    Iris
  5. An involuntary, constanst, rhythmis, movement of the eyeball
    Nystagmus
  6. Dullness of vision
    Amblyopia
  7. A drooping of the upper eyelids
    Blepharoptosis

    • blepharo:eyelidp
    • ptosis: prolapse, drooping
  8. A process of turning outward, as the edge of an eyelid
    Ectropion

    • ec: out
    • trop: turn
    • ion:process
  9. An instrument used to measure intraocular pressure
    Tonometer

    • Tono:tone
    • Meter:instrument to measure
  10. A condition in which teh individual has difficulty seening at night;night blindness
    Nyctalopia

    • nyctal:blind
    • opia: eye, vision
  11. A malignant tumor arising from the germ cell of the retina
    Retinoblastoma

    • Retino: retina
    • blast: germ cell
    • oma:tumor
  12. an opacity of the crystalline lens or its capsule; often occurs in adults past middle age
    cataract
  13. Farsightedness

    A defect in vision in which parallel rays come to a focus beyond the retina
    Hyperopia

    • Hyer: beyond
    • opia:eye vision
  14. Surgical binding of part of teh iris to form an artificial one
    Iridodesis
  15. One who specializes in the study of the eye
    Ophthalmologist

    • ophthalmo:eye
    • log:study of
    • ist: one who specializes
  16. A condition of hardening of the crystalline lens
    Phacosclerosis

    • phaco: lens
    • scler: hardening
    • osis: condition of
  17. unusual intolerance of light
    photophobia

    • photo:light
    • phobia: fear
  18. -itis
    inflammation
  19. earwax, the yellowish substance secreted by the glands in teh canal of the external ear
    cerumen
  20. complete or partial loss of the ability to hear.
    deafness
  21. a fungus condition of the ear.
    otomycosis

    • oto:ear
    • myc: fungus
    • osis: condition of
  22. serum fluid of the inner ear
    perilymph

    lymph: serum, pale fluid
  23. a ringing or jingling sound in the ear
    Tinnitus

    • tinnit: a jingling
    • us:pertaining to
  24. A state of balance. in the inner ear, teh semicircular canals are the site of the organs of balance
    Equilibrium

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