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Anatomy of the Eye

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blind spot
area on the retina where there are no photoreceptors
fovea
area of the retina where visual acuity is highest; the center of the field of vision
optic nerve
sends visual stimuli from the retina to the brain
retina
part of the eye that has photoreceptors to detect light
pupil
the dark circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, varying in size to regulate the amount of light reaching the retina
lens
transparent structure behind the iris that bends light to focus it on the retina
iris
the colored part of the eye
cornea
clear protective covering of the iris and pupil