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Flashcards in eye sight and sound Deck (15)
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Retina

where images form upside down

2

Optic Nerve

Transforms image to right side up to brain

3

cones

see color

4

rods

see light

5

iris

the membrane is a tiny, smooth muscle tat allows light to enter the eye and is responsible for the color of the eye

6

fovea centralis

photoceptors and connecting neurons tightly packed

7

horizontal band

visual streak, alarmed as slightest movement, notice subtle body cues

8

stereopsis

combine 2 different images to judge distance

9

ramp retina

inflexible lens, disproved

10

Tapetum Lucidium

reflective layer behind retina in nocturnal animals, reflects light back to the retina

11

palpebral reflex

lightly touch the eyelid, should close eye, determine skin sensation and control face muscles

12

pupillary light reflex

performed in dim lighting, shine penlight into each eye, pupils should constrict

13

menace reflex

appropriate response is to blink the eye

14

pryer reflex

ears toward the sound

15

vestigial muscles

allow ears to move