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comea transparent layer of the front of the eye; covers both the iris and the pupil; also helps refract light
pupils a hole that controls the amount of light that enters the eye by adjusting in size
iris the part of the eye that adjusts the size of the pupil; provides charestic eye color
lens a transparent object that refracts light waves such that they converge or diverge to create an image
convex lens a lens that is thicker in the middle than at the edges
retina structure at the back of the eye upon which the lens forms an image
optic nerve eye structure that transmits information about an image formed on the retina to the brain
electromagnetic spectrum all of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
radio waves electromagnetic waves that have short wavelengths, lowest frequencies, and least amount of energy
microwaves electromagnetic waves that have the longest wavelengths, higher frequencies, and more energy than radio waves
infrared light light on the electromagnetic spectrum, light with wavelengths that fall between visible light and microwaves
visible light a narrow section of the electromagnetic spectrum that the human eye can detect
ultraviolet light electromagnetic waves with short wavelengths that fall between visible light and x-rays
x-rays electromagnetic waves with short wavelengths, high frequencies and high energy that can travel through soft tissue.
gamma rays the shortest electromagnetic waves that have the ighest frequencies and highest energy
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