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Special SensesDylan

iris The colored part around the pupil of the eye. Regulates the amount of light entering the eye.
sclera tough white part of eye that covers all except the cornea
lacrimal gland produce tears
conjunctiva clear mucous membrane; covers sclera
optic nerve
lens helps the cornea refract light
cornea covers iris and pupil
pupil allows light to enter retina
aqueous humor fills area between lens and cornea
vitreous humor clear gel between retina and lens
optic disc where the ganglion cell axons are to form optic nerves
retina light sensitive tissue lining inner part of the eyeball
choroid vascular layer of eye
suspensory ligament
rod found in retina, sensitive to light & dark
cone light sensitive. found in rods of the eye
photoreceptor found in retina of membrane eyes.
fovea centralis responsible for sharp central vision
astigmatism rays that propagate in two perpendicular planes have different foci.
hyperopia farsightedness
myopia nearsightedness
pinna outter ear
tympanic membrane eardrum
eustation tube
oval window (round window)
cochlea is connected to brain by auditory nerve
semicircular canals involved in balance
auditory nerve connects cochlea to brain.
equilibrium (as it pertains to balance) a state when opposite forces counteract each other exactly
chemoreceptor receptors sensitive to various chemical in solution
olfactory receptor sensitive to smell
olfactory nerve detects the smell
taste bud receptors for taste in the mouth.
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