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Transduction

Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation, the transformation of stimulus energies (sights, sounds etc) into neural impulses our brains can interpret

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Lens

Behind the pupil- focuses incoming rays into an image

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Accommodation

Lens changes curvature to

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Rods

Retinal receptors that detect black, white, and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond

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Cones

Retinal receptor cells that are concentrated near the center of the retina and that function in daylight or well lit conditions. They detect fine details and give rise to color sensations

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Iris

Color muscle surrounding the pupil- regulates amount of light entering the eye

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Retina

Eyeball's light sensitive inner surface on which the rays focus is a multilayered tissue