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Flashcards in Eye Structures Deck (12):
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Sclera

shapes the eye, protects, place of muscle attachment

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Cornea

protects anterior surface of the eye, refracts light

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Iris

controls pupils diameter

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pupil

where light enters the eye

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Retina

absorption of light, converts light to nerve signals

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fovea

contains roots/cones

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optic disc

area with no rods or cones, no image appears here, blind spot

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lens

focuses incoming light onto the retina, shape determines degree of light refraction

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ciliary muscle

change lens shape for far/near vision

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lacrimal sac

area where tears are drained into

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optic nerve

CN2, carries neuron signals from the eye to brain

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CHoroid membrain

capillary bed