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Ex. 24 Parts of the Eye
Ex. 24 Parts of the Eye
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02/23/2010

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Aqueous Humor
Definition
Fluid filling the anterior segment of the eye
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Sclera
Definition
The white of the eye
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Optic Disc
Definition
Part of the retina that lacks photoreceptors
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Ciliary Body
Definition
Modification of the choroid that controls the shape of the crystalline lens and contains the ciliary muscle
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Scleral Venous Sinus
Definition
Drains the aqueous humor from the eye
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Retina
Definition
Layer containing the rods and cones
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Vitreous Humor
Definition
Substance occupying the posterior segment of the eyeball
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Choroid
Definition
Forms the bulk of the heavily pigmented vascular layer
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Ciliary Body and Iris
Definition
Smooth muscle structures (2)
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Fovea Centralis
Definition
Area of critical focusing and discriminatory vision
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Ciliary Process of the Ciliary Body
Definition
Form (by filtration) the aqueous humor
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Aqueous Humor, Cornea, Vitreous Humor, Lens
Definition
Light bending media of the eye (4)
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Cornea
Definition
Anterior continuation of the sclera, your "Window on the World"
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Sclera
Definition
Composed of tough, white, opaque, fibrous connective tissue