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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY PART 13: EYES & EARS
OUTLINE FOR NOTES
HEALTH CARE CAREERS NAME: _________________________________
1.
ROOT WORD
DEFINITION
BLEPHER
EYELID
CONJUNCTIV
CONJUNCTIVA
CYST
BLADDER OR SAC
DACRY
TEAR
EXTERNO
EXTERIOR
IR
IRIS
KERAT
HARD, CORNEA
LITH
STONE
MAST
BREAST, MASTOID
MED
MIDDLE
OPHTHALM; OPT
EYE
OT
EAR
PRESBY
OLD AGE
SCLER
THICK OR HARD; SCLERA
SINUS
SINUS CAVITY
STIGMAT
POINT
2.
PREFIX
DEFINITION
A-
WITHOUT OR ABSENCE OF
DIPL-
DOUBLE
HYPER-
EXCESSIVE, ABNORMALLY HIGH, OR ABOVE
3.
SUFFIX
DEFINITION
-IASIS
CONDITION OF
-ISM
CONDITION OF
-LOGIST
ONE WHO STUDIES
-MALACIA
SOFTENING
-METRIST
ONE WHO MEASURES
-OPIA
CONDITON OF VISION
-PATHY
DISEASE
-PLEGIA
PARALYSIS
-PTOSIS
DROOPING
-RRHAGIA
CONDITION OF PROFUSE BLEEDING
-A
SINGULAR

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-ALGIA
CONDITION OF PAIN
-ITIS
INFLAMMATION
-OID
RESEMBLING
-RRHEA
EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE
Medical terms, signs, symptoms, disorders & treatments of the ear…
4. ________________________________________(MAS toyd EYE tiss) Inflammation of the mastoid…
the part of the skull housing the middle and internal ear. Complications can lead to hearing loss or
deafness.
5. ________________________________________(tin EYE tiss) Ringing in the ears. Noises may
actually be high-pitched, ringing, or clicking.
6. ________________________________________( oh TYE tiss) Inflammation of the auditory canal.
Otitis externa is the inflammation of the external auditory canal; it is sometimes called ‘swimmers ear’.
7. ________________________________________( oh TAL jee ah) Condition of ‘pain in the ear’.
8. ________________________________________( oh toh REE ah) Pus-containing discharge from
the ear.
9. _________________________________________( OH toh skleh ROH siss) Abnormal formation of
bone within the ear that causes a progressive loss of hearing.
10. _________________________________________( oh TOSS koh pee) A visual examination of the
ear using a hand-held instrument called an otoscope.
11. _________________________________________( VER tih go) A sensation of whirling or spinning
when the head is moved too quickly; it may be a symptom of an inner ear infection.
Abbreviations associated with the ear…
12. ______________ Otitis media; (OH tye TISS MEE dee ah) Common among children, it is a
bacterial infection of the middle ear causing pain and temporary hearing loss, often requiring antibiotic
treatment.
Medical terms, signs, symptoms, disorders & treatments of the eye…
13. ____________________________________________(BLEF ah ropp TOH siss) A drooping eyelid.
14. ____________________________________________(BLEF ah RYE tiss) Inflammation of the
eyelid.
15. ____________________________________________(BLEF ah roh plass tee) Procedure to repair
a damaged eyelid.

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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY PART 13: EYES & EARS OUTLINE FOR NOTES HEALTH CARE CAREERS NAME: _________________________________ 1. ROOT WORD DEFINITION BLEPHER EYELID CONJUNCTIV CONJUNCTIVA CYST BLADDER OR SAC DACRY TEAR EXTERNO EXTERIOR IR IRIS KERAT HARD, CORNEA LITH STONE MAST BREAST, MASTOID MED MIDDLE OPHTHALM; OPT EYE OT EAR PRESBY OLD AGE SCLER THICK OR HARD; SCLERA SINUS SINUS CAVITY STIGMAT POINT 2. PREFIX DEFINITION A- WITHOUT OR ABSENCE OF DIPL- DOUBLE HYPER- EXCESSIVE, ABNORMALLY HIGH, OR ABOVE 3. SUFFIX DEFINITION -IASIS CONDITION OF -ISM CONDITION OF -LOGIST ONE WHO STUDIES -MALACIA SOFTENING -METRIST ONE WHO MEASURES -OPIA CONDITON OF VISION -PATHY DISEASE -PLEGIA PARALYSIS -PTOSIS DROOPING -RRHAGIA CONDITION OF PROFUSE BLEEDING -A SINGULAR -ALGIA CONDITION OF PAIN -ITIS INFLAMMATION -OID RESEMBLING -RRHEA EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE Medical terms, signs, symptoms, disorders & treatments of the ear… 4. ________________________________________(MAS toyd EYE tiss) Inflammation of the mastoid… the part of the skull housing the middle and internal ear. Complications can lead to hearing loss or deafness. 5. ____ ...
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