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The optic nerve is formed by --- --- --- axons

The optic nerve is formed by retinal ganglion cell axons

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Light travels through the pupil to the back of the eye where the ---- is

Light travels through the pupil to the back of the eye where the retina

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bipolar, horizontal & amacrine cells

Inner Nuclear Layer

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tf INL is b/n IPL amd OPL

T

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Ganglion cell axons

form optic n.

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metabolically supports photoreceptors - absorbs stray light particles

RPE

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cell bodies of rods and cones

Outer Nuclear Layer

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anatomical and physiologic properties

group ganglion cells

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M (or Y) ganglion cells

largest of the ganglion cells

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extensive dendritic arbors and large receptive fields

M (or Y) ganglion cells

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M or Y ganglion cells are predominantly found in the ----- of the retina and mainly receive input from ---

M or Y ganglion cells are predominantly found in the periphery of the retina and mainly receive input from rods

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P (or X ) ganglion cells

central retina

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input from cones

P (or X ) ganglion cells

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P (or X ) ganglion cells

smaller gang cells

 

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small dendritic arbors and small receptive fields

smaller, P (or X ) ganglion cells

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variety of receptive field sizes and physiologic responses.

W cells (gang cells)

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The optic nerve exits the orbit, traverses the ----- canal and emerges into the ---- cranial fossa

The optic nerve exits the orbit, traverses the optic canal and emerges into the middle cranial fossa

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Optic Nerves

(axons of retinal ganglion cells)

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goes to left temporal eye

nasal right visual field

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goes 2 R temporal eye

Left nasal visual field

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LGN to V1

optic radiation

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tf optic chiasm to only  lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN)

f also goes to superior colliculus and pretectum

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Area of overlap of the two visual fields (purple) 

binocular vision

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partial crossing

visual information from the left visual field is conveyed in the right optic tract

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right visual fields

use the left LGN

 

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Left optic ract

used by right visual field