Chapter 13

386 views
321 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
386
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Chapter 13

  1. 1. Yelisa Alcantara Biology 120 Medical Terminology for Medical Careers
  2. 2. Pressure Equalizing Tube  Abbreviation:PE – Is a small tube surgically placed in a child’s eardrum. It helps in drainage of trapped fluid and to help equalize pressure between the middle ear cavity and the atmosphere.
  3. 3. Eye,Ear,Nose,andThroat  Abbreviation:EENT
  4. 4. Bone Conduction  Abbreviation: BC-The process by which sound waves are transmitted to the inner ear by the cranial bones without traveling through the air in the ear canal.
  5. 5. Both Ears  Abbreviation:AU
  6. 6. Otitis Media  Abbreviation: OM- Commonly referred to as middle ear infection, seen frequently in children. Often preceded by an upper respiratory infection.
  7. 7. Emmetropia  Abbreviation:EM- State of normal vision
  8. 8. Exotropia  Abbreviation:XT-Outward turning of the eye.
  9. 9. Left Eye  Abbreviation:LE
  10. 10. Visual Acuity  Abbreviation:VA-Is a test; measurement of the sharpness of a patients vision.
  11. 11. Source  Medical Terminology A living Language- Bonnie F. Fremgen &Suzanne S. Frucht  www.abbreviations.com  www.medilexicon.com  www.jdmd.com/gossary/medabbr.pdf  www.dictionary.com

×