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    • Chapter 13
      Yelisa Alcantara
      Biology 120
      Medical Terminology for Medical Careers
    • 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.
    • Eye,Ear,Nose,andThroat
      Abbreviation:EENT
    • 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.
    • Both Ears
      Abbreviation:AU
    • Otitis Media
      Abbreviation: OM- Commonly referred to as middle ear infection, seen frequently in children. Often preceded by an upper respiratory infection.
    • Emmetropia
      Abbreviation:EM- State of normal vision
    • Exotropia
      Abbreviation:XT-Outward turning of the eye.
    • Left Eye
      Abbreviation:LE
    • Visual Acuity
      Abbreviation:VA-Is a test; measurement of the sharpness of a patients vision.
    • 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