Flashcards in Seeing & Hearing Deck (36)
What is equilibrium?
State of Balance
The outer/external ear is separated from the middle ear by what membrane?
What is cerumen?
What is the fibrous tissue that maintains the shape of the eye called?
(Also known as the white of the eye)
What is the term used for the corner of the eye?
What is the colored muscular layer of the eye that surround the pupil?
What is Involuntary, constant, rhythmic movement of the eyeball?
What is the term used for a group of eye disorders resulting from increased intraocular pressure?
What is the process of the lens bending the light ray to help focus the rays on the retina called?
What is the region of the eye where nerve endings of the retina gather to form the optic nerve called?
What eye structure is transparent and focuses light on the retina?
What is ablation?
Removal of a Part
What is the term used for pupillary dilation?
What is lacrimation?
Condition of normal tear production
What is the instrument used to visually examine the ear called?
What is the name of the spiral-shaped passage that leads from the oval window to the inner ear called?
What is the medical term for eyelid?
What is the bony cavity of the skull that contains the eyeball called?
What is the term for eyelashes?
What is the transparent anterior portion of the sclera called?
What is the mucous membrane called that lines the underside of each eyelid called?
What is the platelike frame within the upper and lower eyelids called?
What part of the eye consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid?
What is the dilated area in the semicircular canals called?
What are the small stones in the saccule and utricle called?
What is the osseous chamber at the base of the skull called?
What is the auditory ossicle known as the anvil called?
What is the auditory ossicle known as the stirrup called?
What is the auditory ossicle known as the hammer called?