Human Eye WWK: Create digital flashcards

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a white outer layer of the eyeball, that is a protection from injury and has an attachment of extraocular muscles to let the eye move

transparent image forming the front of the eye, that shares protective task with eyelids, eye socket, tears and the sclera

lacrimal glands
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produces tears and they nourish the cornea

behind the cornea with a opening in the center of the pupil. Controls the size of the pupil and amount of light bouncing back to the retina

it is opening of the iris and regulates amount of light going inside the eye

ciliary muscles
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it connects with the iris to the choroid

aqueous humor
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a fluid in front of the eye between the lens and the cornea

a transparent biconvex structure that helps refract light to the cornea

vitreous humor
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jelly-like tissue that's at the back of the eye

layers behind the eye, that contains cells that are sensitive to the light

vascular layer of the eye, contains connective tissue that lies between retina and sclera

oval area that surrounds the fovea near the reinta in the eye

center of the field of vision that is focused, and where the retinal cones are concentrated. It is responsible for sharpest vision

optic disk
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Point of exit for ganglion cell axons leaving the eye

blind spot
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a point of entry in the optic nerve of the retina. It's insensitive to light

optic nerve
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located back of the eye, that transfers visual information from the retina to the vision centers of the brain

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