Parts of the Eye

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Closes the eye
Eyelid
Hair growing at the edge of the eyelid
Eyelashes
Transparent outermost layer
Cornea
Lines the eyelids and whites of the eye
Conjunctiva
White of the eye
Sclera
Defines eye colour
Iris
Opening in the above
Pupil
Contracts and relaxes to change focus
Ciliary Body
Pigmented vascular layer
Choroid
Vascular middle layer, collectively
Uvea
Removed in cataract surgery
Lens
Fibrous ring that holds the above in place
Zonule of Zinn
Fluid-filled chamber in front of the coloured part
Anterior Chamber
Fluid-filled chamber behind the coloured part
Posterior Chamber
Muscle that elevates the eye
Superior Rectus
Muscle that depresses the eye
Inferior Rectus
Muscle that moves the eye away from the nose
Lateral Rectus
Muscle that moves the eye towards the nose
Medial Rectus
Muscle that turns the eye inwards
Superior Oblique
Muscle that turns the eye outwards
Inferior Oblique
Muscle that closes the eyelids
Orbicularis Oculi
"Humour" (fluid) in the front of the eye
Aqueous Humour
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"Humour" (fluid) in the back of the eye
Vitreous Humour
Light-sensitive layer
Retina
Yellow area at the back of eye that commonly degenerates
Macula
Small pit responsible for central vision
Fovea
Optic ___: exit point for nerve cells that corresponds to the 'blind spot'
Optic Disc
Photoreceptor cell sensitive to light and dark
Rods
Photoreceptor cell sensitive to colour
Cones
Muscle that allows for more light to pass into the eye
Iris Dilator
Muscle that allows for less light to pass into the eye
Iris Sphincter
Lymphatic-like vessel that drains the front of the eye
Canal of Schlemm
Artery supplying the extraocular muscles
Ophthalmic Artery
Cranial nerve that transmits visual information to the brain
Optic Nerve
Cranial nerve that transmits most movements of the eye
Oculomotor Nerve
Cranial nerve that turns the eye inwards
Trochlear Nerve
Cranial nerve that moves the eye away from the nose
Abducens Nerve
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Ethmoid
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Frontal
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Lacrimal
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Maxillary
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Palatine
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Sphenoid
Bone forming the orbit of the eye
Zygomatic
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Jan 8, 2021
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