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Structure of Eye Quiz
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white of the eye
opening where light enters the eye
responsible for color of eye
glassy covering of iris + pupil
responsible for focusing near/far vision
muscles which relax or contract and alter the shape of the lens
the light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones plus layers of neurons that begin the processing of visual information
retinal ganglion cells
the third layer of retinal neurons whose axons leave the eyeball and form the optic nerve.
Specialized retinal cells that contact both the bipolar cells and the ganglion cells, and are especially significant in inhibitory interactions within the retina.
eye neurons that receive information from the retinal cells and distribute information to the ganglion cells
Specialized retinal cells that contact both the receptor cells and the bipolar cells
retinal receptors that detect black, white, and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond
retinal receptor cells that are concentrated near the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.
which are of the eye only has cones?
what cell generates action potential?
where is the blind spot located in your eye?
what is present in rods?
what is the resting potential of the rods?
what is released by rod cells?
What is the visual pathway?
medulla->thalamus->primary visual cortex
where is the lateral geniculate nucleus located?
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