236 Medical Terminology: Mastering the Basics Chapter 6 Special Sensory Organs: Eye and Ear ophthalm / o / logy = the study of the eye ot / o / logy = the study of the ear Chapter Organization • Intern Experience • Overview of Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye and Ear • Word Elements • Breaking Down and Building Terms Related to the Eye and Ear • Diseases and Disorders • Procedures and Treatments • Analyzing the Intern Experience • Working with Medical Records • Chapter Review You will see this icon at various points throughout this chapter. The icon indicates that you will fi nd interactive activities and games on the Medical Terminology Companion Website. These activities and games will help you learn, practice, and expand your medical terminology knowledge and skills. Some of these activities are also available on the Medical Terminology Mobile Website. Companion Website www.g-wlearning.com/healthsciences Mobile Site www.m.g-wlearning.com/5800 Chapter Objectives After completing this chapter, you will be able to 1. label anatomical diagrams of the eye and the ear 2. dissect and defi ne common medical terminology related to the special sensory organs of vision and hearing 3. build terms used to describe diseases and disorders of the eye and ear, as well as diagnostic procedures and therapeutic treatments 4. pronounce and spell common medical terminology related to the special sensory organs of vision and hearing 5. understand that the processes of building and dissecting a medical term based on its prefi x, word root, and suffi x enable you to analyze an extremely large number of medical terms beyond those presented in this chapter 6. interpret the meaning of abbreviations associated with the special sensory organs of vision and hearing and 7. interpret medical records containing terminology and abbreviations related to these special sensory organs.