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  • ABBREVIATION AND THEIR MEANING Sirinthip Thanomphon July 14, 2010
  • Pressure Equalizing Tube
    • Abbreviation : PE Tube .
    • PE tube is a small tube surgically placed in a child’s eardrum to assist in drainage of trapped fluid and to equalize pressure between the middle ear cavity and the atmosphere.
  • Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Abbreviation: EENT
    • Eyes are organs that detect light, and convert it to electro-chemical impulses in neurons.
  • Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Continue)
    • Ear is the organ that detects sound.
    • It also plays a major role in the sense of balance and body position.
  • Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Continue)
    • Physically a nose is an organ on the face.
    • Anatomically, a nose is a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which admit and expel air for respiration in conjunction with the mouth.
  • Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Continue
    • The throat is the anterior part of the neck, in front of the vertebral column.
  • Bone Conduction
    • Abbreviation: BC
    • Bone conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull.
  • Both Ears
    • Abbreviation: AU
    • Our two ears register signals coming from multiple directions.
    • The complex structures of each ear process the received signals and pass them to the brain where we create meaning from our acoustic environment.
  • Otitis Media
    • Abbreviation: OM
    • Otitis media is inflammation of the middle ear, or middle ear infection.
  • Emmetropia
    • Abbreviation: EM
    • Is a state of proper correlation between the refractive system of the eye and the axial length of the eyeball, rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis being brought to focus exactly on the retina.
  • Exotropia
    • Abbreviation: XT
    • Is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outward.
    • Alternative name: Crossed eyes, Squint, and Walleye
  • Left Eye
    • Abbreviation: OS
  • Extraocular Movement
    • Abbreviation: EOM
    • Extraocular movement or the eyes movement.
    • The movement of the eyes is controlled by The extraocular muscles that are the six muscles.
    • The actions of the extraocular muscles depend on the position of the eye at the time of muscle contraction.
  • Extraocular Movement
  • Visual Acuity
    • Abbreviation: VA
    • Visual acuity is acuteness or clearness of vision, especially form vision, which is dependent on the sharpness of the retinal focus within the eye and the sensitivity of the interpretative faculty of the brain.
  • References
    • Fremgen, Bonnie F., and Suzanne S. Frucht. Medical Terminology: a Living Language . Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. Print.
    • http://en.wikipedia.org
    • www. medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com
    • www.kellogg.umich.edu
    • www.uclaser.com/lasik-los-angeles/eye