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Tarsal glands
produce oily secretion that lubs eye
Cilary glands
modified sweat glands in between eye lashes
Fibrous tunic/sclera
outermost protective layer, thick, white connective tissue, CORNEA here, transparent window
Vascular tunic
Middle layer of the eye, Contains: CHOROID prevents light scattering, CILIARY BODY lense attachment, CILIARY ZONULE iris & pupil
Sensory Tunic (RETINA)
innermost tunic, delicate white retina, contains CONES and RODS
Optic Disc
Blind spot, where optic disc leaves the eyeball
Photo receptors
rods and cones distributed over the entire retina except the optic disc, Responds to light Cones-color
Canal of Schlemm
Aqueous humor is reabsorbed into the venous blood thru this scleral venous sinus
Emmetropia
the eye that focuses images correctly on the retina
Myopia
nearsightedness
Hyperopia
Farsightedness
Astigmatism
unequal curvature in diff parts of the cornea or lens
Vestibular apparatus
reponsible for monitoring static and dynamic equilibrium
Conduction deafness
occurs when something interfers with the conduction of sound vibrations to fluid of the inner ear
Sensoryneural deafness
Degeneration or damage to the receptor cells in the organ of corti to the cochlear nerve or to the auditory cortex neurons