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Flashcards in Anatomy - Special Senses Deck (24):
1

Optic nerve ____ conducts impulses from the eye to the brain to produce vision.

II

2

____ nerve receptors lie in the upper nasal cavity.

Olfactory

3

Impulses through the olfactory nerves are interpreted as?

Odors

4

__ is the white part of the eye.

Sclera

5

Which part of the eye permits light to enter eye and bends and refracts said light?

Cornea

6

Which part of the eye contains the rods and cones of the eye?

Retina

7

The ____ is the colored part of the eye.

Iris

8

____ of the eye see color.

Cones

9

____ of the eye sees blacks and whites.

Rods

10

What helps to maintain intraocular pressure of the eye?

Aqueous humor

11

Which humor is found in the anterior portion of the eye?

Aqueous

12

Which humor is located in the posterior humor?

Vitreous

13

What is glaucoma?

Build up of fluid in the anterior and posterior chamber of the eye

14

Which part of the eye covers the inner surface of eyelids and outer surface of the area?

Conjunctiva

15

____ is near sided vision.

Myopia

16

_____ is far sided vision.

Presbyopia

17

The ____ gland produces tears.

Lacrimal

18

Which parts of the ear are only involved in hearing?

External and middle

19

The ___ ear functions in both hearing and balance.

Inner

20

The smallest bones in the body are the?

Auditory osicles

21

The auditory ossicles are found?

In the middle ear

22

The inner ear contains?

Vastibule, Cochlea, Semicircular canals

23

The __ and ______ of the ear are involved primarily with balance.

Vestibule and semicircular canals

24

Which nerve in the brain is stimulated by forward and backward movement?

Vestibular