Eye and Vision Terminology
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Eye and Vision Terminology

Test your knowledge of word parts related to the eye and vision, including medical terms and specialist definitions. Learn about ophthalmology, ophthalmologists, and optometrists. Improve your understanding of eye-related vocabulary.

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What is the function of a miotic drug?

Causes the pupil to contract

What is the term for sensitivity to light?

Photophobia

What is the clear, watery fluid that fills the space between the cornea and the vitreous?

Aqueous humor

What does the term 'ophthalmology' refer to?

<p>Study of the eye</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of ophthalmoscopy?

<p>To visualize the interior of the eye</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the device used to measure an eye's refractive error?

<p>Retinoscope</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of an optometrist?

<p>To examine eyes to determine vision problems and prescribe lenses</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the clouding of the lens of the eye, causing impairment of vision or blindness?

<p>Cataract</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the absence of the eye's crystalline lens?

<p>Aphakia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the contraction of the pupil?

<p>Miosis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for increased pressure within the eyeball, causing gradual loss of sight?

<p>Glaucoma</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'optic' refer to?

<p>Vision</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the pupil in the eye?

<p>To regulate the amount of light that enters the eye</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the eye converts images into electrical impulses?

<p>Retina</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the lacrimal gland?

<p>To produce tears</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which nerve carries impulses for sight from the retina to the brain?

<p>Optic nerve</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the sense organ that is responsible for receiving and transmitting images to the brain?

<p>Eye</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the thin membranous lining of the rear two-thirds of the globe?

<p>Retina</p> Signup and view all the answers

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