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Glossary of Lesson 13 Optic System 2

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-oma
noun-forming suffix

in the terminology of ophthalmology, many words ending in -oma do not designate tumors, but various abnormalities
blephar-
combining form

eyelid
choroid-
combining form

[skinlike] choroid
cor(e)-
combining form

[girl] pupil (of the eye)
cycl-
combining form

circle; the ciliary body
dacry-
combining form

tear; lacrimal sac or duct
herpe, herpet-
combining form

[shingles] herpes, a creeping skin disease
ir(id)-
combining form

[rainbow] iris
junct-
combining form

join
kerat-
combining form

[horn] cornea
lacrim-
combining form

tear
my-
combining form

close, shut
ocul-
combining form

eye
op(s)-
combining form

vision
ophthalm-
combining form

eye
opt-
combining form

[seen] vision; eye
phac-, phak-
combining form

[lentil] lens
ret-, retin-
combining form

[net] retina; network, plexus
stigm-, stigmat-
combining form

point, mark, spot
xer-
combining form

dry

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