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white outer layer of the eye (excluding cornea) used for muscle attachment, it has many collagenous and elastic fibers
middle layer of eye that contains pigments and vessels, absorbs excess light and is the attachment of internal structures of the eye.
fluid that is secreted by the ciliary process, nourishes and maintains the shape of the eyeball.
canal of schlemm
aka scleral venous sinus, at the junction of the sclera and cornea in the medial corner of the eye, it drains aqueous humor
anterior cavity of the eye
space anterior to the lens that contains aqueous humor and has two chambers.
the circular attachment for suspensory ligaments, has two parts: ciliary process and ciliary muscle
located on the anterior portion of the ciliary body it alters the shape of the lens
contains vitreous humor and maintains the shape and supports the internal structures such as the retina.
constriction (of pupil)
the blocking of divergent rays so image is projected clearly on the retina
medial movement of the two eyeballs so both are directed toward an object, light rays strike the corresponding points on each retina, binocular vision
nearsightedness, light focused in front of the retina, distant objects are blurred, corrected my concave lenses
farsightedness, light is focused behind the retina, near objects are blurred, corrected by convex lens
nearsightedness, by a concave lens in a pair of glasses.
abnormally long eyeball would cause what? how would this be corrected?
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