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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

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The Eye and Ear Crossword

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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

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Anatomy of the Eye Crossword

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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

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Chapter 3, Sensation and Perception Crossword

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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

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The Eye Crossword

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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

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Hearing and Balance Crossword

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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

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Vision Word Search

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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

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Eye Crossword

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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

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Sensation & Perception Crossword

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The minimum amount of stimulus energy that a person can detect absolutethreshold
The perception that a stationary object is moving apparentmovement
The process of focusing awareness on a narrow aspect of the environment attention
The nerve structure that receives information about sound from the hair cells of the inner ear and carries these neural impulses to the brain’s auditory areas auditorynerve
In the sense of vision, the bringing together and integration of what is processed by different neural pathways or cells binding
Depth cues that depend on the combination of the images in the left and right eye and on the way the two eyes work together binocularcues
The operation in sensation and perception in which sensory receptors register information about the external environment and send it up to the brain for interpretation bottomupprocessing
The receptor cells in the retina that allow for color perception cones
A binocular cue to depth and distance in which the muscle movements in an individual’s two eyes provide information about how deep and/or far away something is Convergence
The ability to perceive objects three-dimensionally depthperception
The degree of difference that must exist between two stimuli before the difference is detected differencethreshold
Neurons in the brain’s visual system that respond to particular features of a stimulus featuredetectors
The principle by which we organize the perceptual field into stimuli that stand out (figure) and those that are left over (ground) figuregroundrelationship
Theory on how the inner ear registers the frequency of sound, stating that the perception of a sound’s frequency depends on how often the auditory nerve fires frequencytheory
A school of thought interested in how people naturally organize their perceptions according to certain patterns gestaltpsychology
The part of the ear that includes the oval window, cochlea, and basilar membrane and whose function is to convert sound waves into neural impulses and send them to the brain innerear
Senses that provide information about movement, posture, and orientation kinestheticsenses
The part of the ear that channels sound through the eardrum, hammer, anvil, and stirrup to the inner ear middleear
Powerful depth cues available from the image in one eye, either the right or the left monocularcues
Irrelevant and competing stimuli—not only sounds but also any distracting stimuli for the senses noise
The lining of the roof of the nasal cavity, containing a sheet of receptor cells for smell olfactoryepithelium
Theory stating that cells in the visual system respond to complementary pairs of red-green and blue-yellow colors; a given cell might be excited by red and inhibited by green, whereas another cell might be excited by yellow and inhibited by blue opponentprocesstheory
The structure at the back of the eye, made up of axons of the ganglion cells, that carries visual information to the brain for further processing opticnerve
The outermost part of the ear, consisting of the pinna and the external auditory canal outerear
The sensation that warns an individual of damage to the body pain
Rounded bumps above the tongue’s surface that contain the taste buds, the receptors for taste papillae
The simultaneous distribution of information across different neural pathways parallelprocessing
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information so that it makes sense perception

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parts of the eye Word Search

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

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Special Sense Crossword

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What is the middle layer of the three tunics? choroid
What is the avascular structure on the anterior part of the eye? cornea
What structure in the ear helps with balance? semicircular canals
What structure is part of the outer and middle ear? auditory canal
The receptors for _______ equilibrium are found in the crista ampullaris dynamic
which week of development in an embryo does the vision start? fourth
the cochlear ducts floor is made up of ______ basilar membrane
continued stimulation in the eat can lead to _______ adaptation
the bony labyrinth is filled with _____ perilymph
what structure in the eye allows for transmission of light vitreous humor
the word for normal vision is ______ emmetrophia
cones allow for the eye to see _____ color
condition of incresing pressure inside the eye, resulting from blocked drainage of the aqueous humor glaucoma
farsightedness, inability to focus on close objects? hyperopia
ear pain? otalgia
"blind spot" optic disk
the lacrimal gland secretes? lysosomes

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