IPT Med Terms Wk 8

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Entropion

turning inward of the margin of the lower eyelid

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Tympanectomy

excision of the eardrum

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Diplopia

double vision

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Utricle

a small, saclike structure of the labyrinth of the inner ear

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Cycloplegia

paralysis of the ciliary muscle

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Vertigo

a sensation of instability and loss of equilibrium

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Accommodation

the process by which the eyes make adjustments to see objects at various distances

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Chalazion

a small, hard, painless cyst of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid (s).

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Astigmatism

a defect of the refractive powers of the eye, in which a ray of light is not focused on the retina, but is spread over an area; it is due to a misshapen curvature of the cornea and lens.

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Cataract

opacity of the crystalline lens or its capsule

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Blepharitis

inflammation of the hair follicles and glands along the edges of the eyelids

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Blepharoptosis

a drooping of the upper eyelid (s).

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Adenectomy

surgical excision of a gland

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Cyanosis

a bluish discoloration of the skin

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Androgen

hormones that produce or stimulate the development of male characteristics