Synonyme von Parts of the eye
aqueous humourthe watery fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens blind spota small oval-shaped area of the retina in which vision is not experienced. It marks the nonphotosensitive site of entrance into the eyeball of the optic nerve choroid or chorioidthe brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina ciliary bodythe part of the vascular tunic of the eye that connects the choroid with the iris coneany one of the cone-shaped cells in the retina of the eye, sensitive to colour and bright light conjunctivathe delicate mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the undersurface of the eyelid corneathe convex transparent membrane that forms the anterior covering of the eyeball and is continuous with the sclera eyeballthe entire ball-shaped part of the eye foveairisthe coloured muscular diaphragm that surrounds and controls the size of the pupil lensocular muscleoptic nervethe second cranial nerve, which provides a sensory pathway from the retina to the brain pupilthe dark circular aperture at the centre of the iris of the eye, through which light enters retinathe light-sensitive membrane forming the inner lining of the posterior wall of the eyeball, composed largely of a specialized terminal expansion of the optic nerve. Images focused here by the lens of the eye are transmitted to the brain as nerve impulses retinal vesselsrodany of the elongated cylindrical cells in the retina of the eye, containing the visual purple (rhodopsin), which are sensitive to dim light but not to colour sclerathe firm white fibrous membrane that forms the outer covering of the eyeball suspensory ligamentany of various ligaments supporting body organs; esp., a ligament supporting the lens of the eye vitreous bodya transparent gelatinous substance, permeated by fine fibrils, that fills the interior of the eyeball between the lens and the retina vitreous humourthe aqueous fluid contained within the interstices of the vitreous body ▷ See eye
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