Type
Crossword
Description

Outer ear flap Pinna
Ear wax Cerumen
Stirrup-shaped bone in the middle ear Stapes
Snail-shaped spirally wound tube in the inner ear Cochlea
Loss of the ability to hear Deafness
Inflammation of the middle ear Otitis Media
Hardening of the bony tissue of the middle ear Otosclerosis
Sensation of noises in the ear; ringing in ears Tinnitus
Sensation of irregular or whirling motion either of oneself or external object Vertigo
Visual examination of the ear canal with an otoscope Otoscopy
The central opening of the eye Pupil
Very thin layer Retina
White part of the eye Sclera
Outermost layer of the eye Cornea
Clouding of the lens, causing decreased vision Cataract
Measurement of the entire scope of vision Visual field test
Progressive damage to the macula of retina Macular Degeneration
Allows muscle in the ciliary body to adjust the shape and thickness Lens
Known as the blind spot Optic disc
Colored layer that opens and closes to allow more or less light into eye Iris

The Eye and Ear Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Has a S- Shape External auditory canal
Eye opening Pupil
Middle ear to the nasopharynx Eustachian tube
Function of semicircular canals equilibrium
Music that is too loud may cause this type of hearing loss Sensorineural
Instrument that measures hearing audiometer
another name for eardrum Tympanic membrane
Transparent covering of the iris cornea
color-blind test Ishihara
Dr that can perform eye surgery ophthalmologist
controls the shape of the lens ciliary body
Gives the eye its shape viteous humor
soundwave collector tympanometer
condition of decreased lens elasticity that comes with age presbyopia
is a refractive error that causes distorted and blurred vision astigmatism
earwax cerumen
involves washing the body part with a flowing solution irrigation
the dropping of a solution into a body cavity instillation

Anatomy of the Eye Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Most of the eye's refractive power comes from this structure of the eye cornea
Jelly like structure that occupies the posterior cavity of the globe vitreous
Pigmented tissue lying behind the cornea that gives color to the eye iris
Opaque, fibrous protective outer layer of the eye sclera
Vascular layer of the eye lying between the retina and sclera that provides nourishment to outer layers of the retina choroid
The transparent biconvex structure situated between the iris and the vitreous lens
Transparent mucous membrane covering the outer surface of the eye except the cornea conjunctiva
Clear, watery fluid that fills the space between the back surface of the cornea and the front surface of the vitreous, bathing the lens aqueoushumor
Second cranial nerve. The largest sensory nerve of the eye that carries impulses fro sight from the retina to the brain opticnerve
Contains sensory receptors for the transmission of light, is really part of the brain retina
Black circular opening in the center of the iris that regulates the amount of light that enters the eye pupil
Tiny opening of the lacrimal canaliculus of each upper and lower eyelid punctum
The yellow spot in the center of the retina; area of acute central vision macula
Central pit in the macula that produces the sharpest vision. Contains a high concentration of cones and no retinal blood vessels. fovea
Transitional zone about 1-2 mm wide, where the cornea joins the sclera and the bulbar conjunctiva attaches to the eye limbus
Pink fleshy conjunctival tissue in the nasal corner of each eye over the semilunar fold caruncle
Structures covering the front of the eye, which protects it; distributes tear film over the exposed corneal surface eyelids
Responsible for moving the eye and are considered extrinsic extraocularmuscles
Fluid filled space inside the eye between the iris and the innermost corneal surface anteriorchamber
Radial fibers that suspend the lens from the ciliary body and hold it in position zonules

The Eye Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

carries blood away from the heart ARTERY
carries blood to the heart vain
white section of the eye sclera
receives images retina
opening that allows light in pupil
refracts light in order to focus it on the retina. lens
controls light entering the pupil iris
transparent part of the eye that covers the eye cornea
between the cornea and the iris anteriorchamber
between the iris and the lens posteriorchamber
yellow area surrounding the fovea that acts as sunglasses macula
used for central/focused vision fovea
provides oxygen to the retina choroids
provides shape vitreous
signals to the brain to let us see opticnerve
controls viewing on objects from different distances ciliarybody
moves eye downward inferiorrectusmuscle
moves eye upward superiorrectusmuscle

Chapter 3, Sensation and Perception Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Technical name for the sense of smell olfaction
The specialized sensory receptors for taste that are located on the tongue and inside the mouth and throat Taste buds
The technical name for the sense of location and position of body parts in relation to one another Kinesthetic sense
The technical name for the sense of balance, or equailibrium Vestibular sense
The use of visual cues to perceive the distance or three-dimensional characteristics of objects Depth perception
Distance or depth cues that require the use of both eyes Binocular cues
The tendency to perceive objects or situations from a particular frame of reference Perceptual set
Founder of Gestalt psychology Max Wertheimer
The process of detecting a physical stimulus, such as light, sound, heat, or pressure Sensation
The process of integrating, organizing, and interpreting sensations. perception
Principle of sensation that holds that the size of the just noticeable difference will vary depending on its relation to the strength of the original stimulus. webers law
The distance from one wave peak to another wavelength
The process by which the lens changes shape to focus incoming light so that it falls on the retina accommodation
The long, thin, blunt, sensory receptors of the eye that are highly sensitive to light, but not to color, and that are primarily responsible for peripheral vision and night vision. Rods
Coiled fluid-filled inner-ear structure that contains the basilar membrane and hair cells cochlea
part of the ear that collects sound waves; consists of the pinna, the ear canal, and the eardrum outer ear
Property of color that corresponds to the purity of the light wave. Saturation

Hearing and Balance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Waxy secreation in the external auditory canal, earwax cerumen
Sensation that an individual's body or surroundings are rotating vertigo
Can be acute or chronic and is caused by the inflammation of the labyrinth Labyrinthitis
Accumulation of fluid in the inner ear. Can be caused by alcohol, stress and sudden movements of the head Meniere Disease
Hearing loss associated with aging Presbycusis
Damage to the eighth cranial nerve caused by chemicals including some drugs ototoxicity
Infection or inflammation of the lining of the external ear canal external otitis
Infection of the middle ear otitis media
Abnormal growth that causes the footplate of the stapes to become fixed otosclerosis
Epithelial cells grow into the middle ear after the tympanic membrane is perforated cholesteatoma

Vision Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Optic disc
Epithelium
Eye lid
Lacrimal canal
Fovea
Iris
Blood vessel
Optic nerve
Macula
Choroid
Sclera
Vitreous humour
Retina
Ciliary body
Conjunctiva
Lens
Posterior chamber
Anterior chamber
Pupil
Cornea

Eye Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Disease; lens becomes progressively opaque cataract
In retina; helps us see color & detail Cones
Vision problem caused by error in shape of cornea. astigmatism
When diabetes can cause damage to structures in the eye Diabetic Retinopathy
Clear window that refracts light Cornea
Focuses light onto retina Lens
Diagnosis diseases and performs eye surgery Opthalmologist
Technicians that design, verify and fit eyeglass lenses Optician
Condition of increased pressure in eyeball Glaucoma
Detects light and contains cones and rods Retina
Controls how much light enters; changes size of the pupil Iris
Damage to the part of the retina that perceives light Macular Degeneration
Doctor that examines eyes and prescribes glasses. Optometrist
Helps us see in poor lighting & gives us "night vision" Rods
Tissue that provides oxygen to retina Choroid
The white part of the eye Sclera
Specialize in disorders of eye movements. Orthopist
Allows light to enter by dilating and contracting pupil

The Eye Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The space in the eye that is behind the cornea and in front of the iris Anterior Chamber
an arched cover either the anterior or the posterior chamber of the eye Aqueous Humor
the pigmented vascular layer of the eyeball between the retina and the sclera Choroid
is located in the eye and surrounds the lens Ciliary Muscle
one of the cone-shaped cells in the retina of the eye, sensitive to color and intensity of light Cones
the transparent layer forming the front of the eye Cornea
A small depression near the center of the retina, constituting the area of most acute vision Fovea Centralis
A small depression near the center of the retina, constituting the area of most acute vision Fovea Centralis
a flat, colored, ring-shaped membrane behind the cornea of the eye, with an adjustable circular opening (pupil) in the center Iris
a piece of glass or other transparent substance with curved sides for concentrating or dispersing light rays, used singly (as in a magnifying glass) or with other lenses (as in a telescope) lens
A minute yellowish area containing the fovea centralis located near the center of the retina of the eye at which visual perception is most acute Macula Lutea
The circular area in the back of the inside of the eye where the optic nerve connects to the retina Optic Disc
: a narrow space in the eye that is behind the peripheral part of the iris and in front of the suspensory ligament of the lens and the ciliary body and is filled with aqueous humor posterior chamber
: a narrow space in the eye that is behind the peripheral part of the iris and in front of the suspensory ligament of the lens and the ciliary body and is filled with aqueous humor posterior chamber
each of the second pair of cranial nerves, transmitting impulses to the brain from the retina at the back of the eye optic nerve
the contractile aperture in the iris of the eye pupil
the contractile aperture in the iris of the eye pupil
a layer at the back of the eyeball containing cells that are sensitive to light and that trigger nerve impulses that pass via the optic nerve to the brain, where a visual image is formed. retina
A type of specialized light-sensitive cell (photoreceptor) in the retina of the eye that provides side vision and the ability to see objects in dim light rods
the white outer layer of the eyeball. At the front of the eye it is continuous with the cornea sclera
a ligament or fibrous membrane suspending an organ or part; especially : a ringlike fibrous membrane connecting the ciliary body and the lens of the eye and holding the lens in place suspensory ligament
is a transparent, colorless, gelatinous mass that fills the space in the eye between the lens and the retina vitreous humor
in humans is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes. albinism
A disorder of the vision, usually due to a misshapen cornea, such that light does not focus correctly on the retina causing a blurred image astigmatism

Chapter 39: Alteration in Sensory Perception/Disorder of the Eyes or Ears Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Visual acuity develops from birth through out early childhood, but __________ is intact at birth. hearing
The ________________ of the infant and young child occupies a relatively larger space within the orbit than the adult’s does, making it more susceptible to injury eyeball
Horizontally placed _______________ allow bacteria and viruses to gain access to the middle ear easily, resulting in increased numbers of ear infections as compared to the adult. Eustachian tubes
Failure of the eyelids to open fully ptosis
These are normal in Asian children but may occur with Down syndrome in other races epicanthal folds
Waxy ________ that is soft and an orangish-brown color is normally found lubricating and protecting the external ear canal and should be left in place or washed gently away when bathing cerumen
The ears should be symmetric and placed no lower than the ______________ eyes
A tympanometer to assess the _____________ of the eardrum mobility
Inflammation and redness of the eyelid may signify the child has this. conjunctivitis
obstruction of the ___________ duct causes chronic tearing and discharge nasolacrimal
When the light that enters the lens does not bend appropriately to allow it to fall directly on the retina (2 words) refractive error
Uneven curvature of the cornea astigmatism
therapeutic management of infantile glaucoma surgery
disorder characterized by rapid growth of retinal blood vessels in the premature infant (acronym) ROP
Acute otitis media is a common illness in children, resulting from infection of fluid in the ___________ ear. middle
A child with acute otitis media may do this to his ear tug
A child who is deaf will benefit if the entire _____________ learns American Sign Language family
Recurrent episodes of acute otitis media may negatively affect the child’s ______________ hearing
Otitis externa can be prevented by keeping the ear canal ____________ dry
When hearing is fully developed birth
__________ development continues to progress until about age 7 years visual

parts of the eye Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aqueous humor
choroid
ciliary body
cornea
eye muscle
fovea
iris
lens
optic nerve
pupil
retina
sclera
vitreous humor