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Jhoevina Dulce Capicio

BSN C

Head, Neck and Related Lymphatics Examination
1.)
Thyroid - a large ductless gland in the neck that secretes
hormones regulating growth and development through the
rate of metabolism.
2.)
Contour - an outline, especially one representing or
bounding the shape or form of something.
3.)
Temporal Artery - An artery with origin in the superficial
temporal artery, with distribution to the temporal fascia and
muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the
maxillary artery; middle temporal artery.
4.)
Auscultate - he act of listening to sounds arising within
organs (as the lungs or heart) as an aid to diagnosis and
treatment.
5.)
Stethoscope - a medical instrument for listening to the
action of someone's heart or breathing, typically having a
small disk-shaped resonator that is placed against the chest
and two tubes connected to earpieces.
6.)
Bruit - a sound, typically an abnormal one, heard through
a stethoscope; a murmur.
7.)
Carotid Arteries - The carotid arteries are major blood
vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain, neck, and
face.
8.)
External Notch - an angular or V -shaped cut, indentation,
or slit in an object, surface, or edge
9.)
Distension - The state of being distended, enlarged,
swollen from internal pressure. For example, on inhalation
there is distention of the lungs due to the increased air
pressure within the lungs.
10) Hyoid bone - a U-shaped bone in the neck that supports
the tongue.

something that protrudes. 10) Protrusion . a protuberance. is an involuntary blinking of the eyelids elicited by stimulation of the cornea 8)Accommodation . especially mutual consent. It is typically performed by orthoptists.A cover test or cover-uncover test is an objective determination of the presence and amount of ocular deviation.a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball.Jhoevina Dulce Capicio BSN C Eye Examination 1)Glaucoma . a settlement or compromise. ophthalmologists and optometrists during eye examinations.relating to or involving consent. . 2)Snellen Chart . causing gradual loss of sight.also known as the blink reflex. 7)Corneal Sensitivity Test .is an eye chart that can be used to measure visual acuity.convenient arrangement. 9)Consensual . 3)Rosenbaum Chart – Rosenbaum card is read at 14 inches 4)Six Cardinal Fields 5)Corneal Light Reflex – Test on eyes using a penlight 6)Cover Test .

in front of and partly closing the passage to the organs of hearing. The head is designed so that when a speculum is attached and fitted snugly into the patient's external auditory canal. 5)Tragus . 3)Speculum . and a nipple for attachment of a rubber bulb and tubing. or the glottis. 2)Pneumatic bulb .Jhoevina Dulce Capicio BSN C Ears and Hearing Examination 1)Vertigo .a conical prominence of the temporal bone behind the ear. an enclosed light source.a prominence on the inner side of the external ear.a sensation of whirling and loss of balance. as when bracing to . giddiness.he action of attempting to exhale with the nostrils and mouth. or caused by disease affecting the inner ear or the vestibular nerve.contains a lens. to which neck muscles are attached. closed.a metal or plastic instrument that is used to dilate an orifice or canal in the body to allow inspection. associated particularly with looking down from a great height. 4)Auricle . This increases pressure in the middle ear and the chest. and which has air spaces linked to the middle ear.a structure resembling an ear or earlobe. 7)Valsalva Maneuver . 6)Mastoid Process . an airtight chamber is produced.

especially of the body or a part of it. 7)Palmar . it usually refers to assessment of the lungs by either the vibration intensity felt on the chest wall (tactile fremitus) and/or heard by a stethoscope on the chest wall with certain spoken words (vocal fremitus).nearer the front.the part of the body of a mammal between the neck and the abdomen. 3)Thorax . and is used as a means of equalizing pressure in the ears. . especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head. or involving the palm of the hand. relating to. and mastoid process of the temporal bone and serve to turn and nod the head.lift heavy objects. 5)Scapula . 9)Bone Conduction . 6)Fremitus . 4)Sternocleidomastoid Muscle .In common medical usage. 2)Posterior .each of a pair of long muscles that connect the sternum. including the cavity enclosed by the ribs. 10) Otoscope . clavicle. typically having a light and a set of lenses. although there are several other types.of.s the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull.technical term for shoulder blade. breastbone. Jhoevina Dulce Capicio BSN C Respiratory Examination 1)Anterior . the chest.technical term for earwax.n instrument designed for visual examination of the eardrum and the passage of the outer ear. 8)Cerumen . of or nearer the rear or hind end. and containing the chief organs of circulation and respiration. and dorsal vertebrae.further back in position.

which is face down.8)Supine Position . as opposed to the prone position.not loud because of being obstructed in some way. 9)Excursion . . sometimes with the hands behind the head or neck.an instance of the movement of something along a path or through an angle.is a position of the body: lying with the face up. muted. 10) Muffled .