How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Anatomy Chapter 10 Special Senses

STUDY
PLAY
cataract
A ---------- condition in which the lens or its capsual becomes cloudy and opaque.
cornea
The --------- is the window of the eye and helps focus entering light rays.
eardrum
The --------- is a semitransparent membrane covered by a thin layer or skin on its outer surfaces and by a mucus membrane on the inside.
pupil
The circular opening in the center of the iris is the -------.
accomodation
The ability of lens to adjust shape to facilitate focusing is called --------------.
auditory
The second part of the ear is the s - shaped tube called the external ----------.
corti
the organ ------- contains the hearing receptors.
labyrinth
The inner earcomplex system of communicating chambers and tubes called a -----------.
iris
The ------ is a thin diaphragm composed mostly of connective tissue and smooth muscle fibers. It is the colored portion of the eye.
auricle
The first part of the ear is an outer, funnel- like structure called ---------.
retina
The -------- is the part of the eye that contains the visual receptor cells.
ossicles
The three auditory ---------- the malleus, the incus, and the stapes.
eustachian
The auditory tube, the ------------ that connects the middle ear to the throat.
sclera
The -------- is known as the "white of eye".
cochlea
The --------- functions in hearing.
lacrimal
The ---------- glands secretes tears and a series of ducts that carry tears into the nasal cavity.
vestibule
The ----------- is abony chamber between the semicircular canals conchlea.
equilibrium
The organs of static ------------- sense the position of the head, maintaining stability adn posture when the head and body are still.
extrinsic
Six ----------- muscles move the eye in various directions.
conjunctiva
The ------------- is a musus membrane that lines the inner surfaces of the eyelids and folds back to cover the anterior surfaces of the eyeball.
window
The oval -------- leads to the inner ear.