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Basic Eye

Basic Eye Functions, Locations

Photorecptors Located in Retina
Opsin Protein
Canal of Schlemm Drains Aqueous Humor Located in Anterior Cavity
3 Layers of the Eye Sclera Chorid Retina
Lacrimal Gland Manufactures Tears
Refraction Bending of Light Rays to Focus on the Retina
Function and Location of Sclera Outermost layer Protects Gives Eye Characteristics "White of Eye"
Function and Location of Choroid Provides all Nutrients to Eye Middle Layer
Lens Bends (refracts) Light to Focus in Eye
Anterior Chamber Between Cornea and Iris
Anterior Cavity Between Cornea and Lens Contains Aqueous Humor
Function and Location of Retina Inner Layer Responsible for Vision Made of Rods and Cones Rods and Cones turn into Electric Impulses
Conjuctiva Thin Membrane (film) Covers Eye Protects Eye
Pupil Opening in the Center of the Iris Bright Light Constricts (closes) Dim Light Dilates (open)
Macula (Lutea) High Concentration of Cones Area of Sharpest Vision No Rods
Vitereous Humor 3 Functions Solid Gives eye Characteristic Shapes (Hard or Soft) Responsible for Refraction
Lecrim Tears
Function and Location of Cornea 1st Structure Light Travels to Tough Transparent Outer Layer
Function and Location of Optic Nerve Connects Eye with Brain Located in the Back of the Eye
Retinal Pigment with Vitamin A
Posterior Chamber Between Iris and Lens
Aqueous Humor Thin Watery Fluid that fills the Space Between the Cornea and Iris Not Tears Anterior Chamber
Pathway of Light Traveling into the Eye Cornea Pupil Lens Retina Optic Nerve
Posterior Cavity Lens to Optic Nerve Contains Viterous Humor Behind Lens
Occipital Lobe Area of Brain which Vision Occurs
Rhodopsin Main Ingredient of Rods and Cones When Light Hits this Causes a Split called Retinal and Opsin
Iris Controls Light Inside the Eye
Created by: jayel505