Diplopia (Double Vision)
- 1 What means double vision?
- 2 Which term means double vision quizlet?
- 3 What is the meaning of amaurosis?
- 4 What is hyperopia or farsightedness?
- 5 What is Opthalmoplegia?
- 6 Which of the following prefix means double?
- 7 What does the term Circumoral mean quizlet?
- 8 What does the suffix Rrhagia mean?
- 9 What does apoplexy mean definition?
- 10 What is the meaning of laconically?
- 11 How do you pronounce fugax?
- 12 Is hyperopia and hypermetropia the same?
- 13 Is hyperopia Plus or minus?
- 14 What causes hypermetropia?
- 15 What does Exophoria mean?
- 16 What is called hypermetropia?
What means double vision?
Double vision or diplopia is an eye problem that causes a person to see two separate images of the same object. One of the images is fainter and is called a “ghost image.” People often mistake diplopia as blurred vision. Diplopia can affect one or both eyes.
Which term means double vision quizlet?
What term means double vision? Diplopia.
What is the meaning of amaurosis?
or complete loss of sight
Definition of amaurosis
: partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye.
What is hyperopia or farsightedness?
Farsightedness (hyperopia) is a common vision condition in which you can see distant objects clearly, but objects nearby may be blurry. The degree of your farsightedness influences your focusing ability.
What is Opthalmoplegia?
This article discusses ophthalmoplegia, meaning paralysis of the eye muscles. External ophthalmoplegia means paralysis of the extraocular (extrinsic) muscles that move the eyes. Internal ophthalmoplegia means paralysis of the intrinsic (internal) eye muscles that control pupil size and accommodation (focusing).
Which of the following prefix means double?
A good technique to help with memorization is the following: Start by reviewing the most common prefixes. Consider common English language words that begin with the same prefixes.
|PREFIX||MEANING||EXAMPLE OF USE IN MEDICAL TERMS|
|bi-,bin-||two, twice, double||bilateral , binocular|
What does the term Circumoral mean quizlet?
Terms in this set (8)
Circumoral. Surrounding the mouth. Endosteal.
What does the suffix Rrhagia mean?
a combining form with the meanings “rupture,” “profuse discharge,” “abnormal flow,” used in the formation of compound words: bronchorrhagia.
What does apoplexy mean definition?
British Dictionary definitions for apoplexy
apoplexy. / (ˈæpəˌplɛksɪ) / noun. sudden loss of consciousness, often followed by paralysis, caused by rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel in the brain.
What is the meaning of laconically?
: using or involving the use of a minimum of words : concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious.
How do you pronounce fugax?
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Is hyperopia and hypermetropia the same?
Far-sightedness, also known as long-sightedness, hypermetropia, or hyperopia, is a condition of the eye where distant objects are seen clearly but near objects appear blurred.
Is hyperopia Plus or minus?
Glasses that are prescribed for myopia, or nearsightedness, will have a minus lens. Glasses prescribed for hyperopia will have a plus lens.
What causes hypermetropia?
This is a common condition that can occur at any age. However, because hypermetropia is caused by the eye being too short or the optical components of the eye not being strong enough, it is quite common for children to have small degrees of long-sightedness that they may grow out of over time as their eyes grow longer.
What does Exophoria mean?
Exophoria is an eye condition that affects binocular vision and eye alignment. A person with exophoria will experience one of their eyes drifting outward, and their eyes will have difficulty working together.
What is called hypermetropia?
The medical name for long-sightedness is hyperopia or hypermetropia.