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optic/o

vision

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opt/o

eye

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scler/o

sclera

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kerat/o

cornea

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corne/o

cornea

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irid/o

iris

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aqueous humor

fluid between cornea and iris

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choroid/o

choroid layer

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pupill/o

pupil

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phac/o

lens

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phak/o

lens

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retin/o

retina

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vitreous humor

jelly-like fluid between lens and retina

14

optic nerve

carries visual impulses from the retina to the brain

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optic disc

from which the optic nerve arises
blind spot
not sensitive to light

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fovea centralis

ONLY CONES

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canthus

corner of the eye

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lacrim/o

lacrimal gland

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conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva

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ciliary body

joins the iris with the anterior part of the choroid

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refraction

bending of light rays as they pass through the cornea, lens and other structures of the eye on their way to the retina

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pupillary

pertianing to the pupil

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lacrimal

pertaining to the tear duct

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nasolacrimal

pertaining to the nose and tear ducts

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cor/o. core/o

cornea

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dacry/o

tear/tear duct

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blephar/o

eyelid

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ophthalm/o, ocul/o

structure of the eye

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intraocular

within the eye

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ophthalmic

anything pertaining to the eye