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1

What are the combining forms for eye or sight?

Opt.i
Opt/o
optic/o
Ocul/o
Opthalm/o

2

What is the orbit?

Eye socket

3

What is palpebrae?

Eyelids

4

What is the combining form for eyelids?

blephar/o

5

What is the protective cilia of the eye called?

Eyelashes

6

What is the mucus membrane called that lines the eyes?

Conjunctiva

7

What is the lacrimal apparatus?

Tear production

8

Combining forms for lacrimal apparatus

Lacrim/o
Dacry/o

9

What is the sclera?

White of the eye

10

Combining form for sclera

Scler/o

11

What is the transparent anterior portion of the eye called?

Cornea

12

Combining forms for cornea

Corne/o (used more for anatomy)
Kerat/o (used more for diseases)

13

What is the middle layer of the eye called?

Choroid

14

What does the choroid include?

Blood vessels, iris, pupil, lens, and ciliary body

15

What is miosis?

Contraction of choroid

16

What is mydriasis?

Dilation of choroid

17

combining form for choroid

Choroid/o

18

What part of the eye gives animals "glowy eyes"

Tapetum lucidum

19

What is the inner layer of the eye called?

Retina

20

What is the function of the retina?

Receives images

21

Rods detect...

Light

22

Cones detect..

Color

23

Where are rods and cones located?

In the optic disk

24

Combining form for retina

Retin/o

25

______ segment contains aqueous humor

Anterior

26

_______ chamber contains vitreous humor

Vitreous

27

What is the jelly-like substance in the eye called?

Vitreous humor

28

Combining form for glassy

Vitre/o

29

What is the process of the eye focusing called?

Accommodation

30

What is the bending of light to help focus called?

Refraction