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Chapter 14: Special Senses: Eyes and Ears

Which of the following conditions does not result in vision loss?

a. presbycusis

b. diabetic retinopathy

c. retinal detachment

d. glaucoma

Which of the following conditions results in an abnormal curvature of the cornea, distorting the visual image?

a. presbycusis

b. astigmatism

c. cataract

d. hordeolum

Albert Mills is an elderly man who experiences diminished hearing because of advanced age. This condition is known as:

a. photophobia

b. glaucoma

c. presbycusis

d. hordeolum

A type of blindness caused by diabetes is known as diabetic

a. retinopathy

b. cataract

c. macular degeneration

d. Ménière’s disease

Onset of blindness caused by increased intraocular pressure is known as:

a. cataract

b. macular degeneration

c. hordeolum

d. glaucoma

Which of the following terms means absence of smell or odor?

a. anosmia

b. anacusia

c. anopia

d. none of these

Which of the following terms means excision or surgical removal of the tear gland?

a. cryoextraction

b. dacryoadenectomy

c. lacrimotomy

d. cryosurgery

Which of the following terms means disintegration of the lens?

a. phakolysis

b. phacolysis

c. both a and b

d. phakomatosis

Which of the following terms means specialist in the study of sound?

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