Flashcards in The eye as an optical system Deck (6)
The first part of the eye's optical system is the clear, round membrane at the front of the globe called:
Behind the cornea lies the colored circle of tissue that controls the amount of light entering the eye by enlarging or reducing the size of its aperture, the pupil,
What is this called?
Behind the iris lies the _______, part of the optical focusing system of the eye
The Lens/Crystalline Lens
The large space behind the lens is filled with a clear, jelly-like substance called the _______
The inner lining of the posterior segment of the eyeball consisting of a layer of light sensitive cells that convert images from the optical system into electric impulses sent along the optic nerve for transmission to the brain is called ________