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what is the function of the conjunctiva
lines inner surface of eyelids back to the corneal epithelium, and secretes mucous
what is the function of the excretetory ducts of lacrial gland
flush eyes with tears
what is the function of the lacrimal canals
remove tears from eyes down to nose
what is the function of the nasolacrimal duct
carry tears from lacrimal sac to nose
what is the function of the lacrimal sac
carry tears from the eye to nasolacrimal duct
what is the function of the caruncle
fleshy part of medial aspect of eyelids that produces whitish oily secretion
what is the function of the optic nerve *
carries visual stimuli information from eyes
what is the function of the lacrimal gland *
secrete tears, lubricate
inferior oblique tendon *
eye tendon inferior to the eye that points toward the nose (III oculomotor)
inferior rectus muscle *
muscle inferior to eye (III oculomotor)
lateral rectus muscle *
eye muscle lateral to the eye (VI abducens)
medial rectus muscle *
eye muscle medial to the eye (III oculomotor)
superior oblique tendon *
eye tendon superior to the eye that points toward the nose (IV trochlear)
superior rectus muscle *
eye muscle superior to eye (III oculomotor)
What is the major nerve of the cervical plexus and what does it serve?
Phrenic nerve serves the diaphragm
What is the major nerve of the lumbar plexus?
Femoral nerve
What is the major nerve of the sacral plexus?
sciatic nerve
What is the filum terminale?
fibrous extension of pia mater on inferior aspect of spinal cord that anchors the cord to the coccyx
What is the cauda equina?
?
What is the function of the sclera?
The sclera is the outer covering (whites) of the eyes
What is the function of the cornea?
The cornea is a transparent, more convex anteriormost portion of the sclera
What is the function of the schleral venous sinus?
reabsorbs aqueous humor (around cornea)
What is the function of the choroid?
layer covering the retina that contains blood vessels and veins
What is the function of the iris?
colored part of the eye, adjusts the amount of light let in
What is the function of the pupil?
hole in the iris that lets in light
what is the function of the lense?
The lense is a hard, clear biconvex structure immediately behind the pupil and iris, that bends the light so that it is projected onto the rods and cones
What is the function of the suspensory ligament?
a halo of delicate fibers attaching the lense of the ciliary body
what is the function of the ciliary body?
black pigmented body that appears to be halo encircling the lense, maintains intraocular pressure
what is the function of the retina?
delicate white membrane overlying the darkly pigminted choroid coat; innermost layer of eyeball around vitreous humor
What is the function of the macua lutea and fovea centralis?
The macula lutea is the yellow spot, area of high cone density centered at the fovea centralis, which is the area of greatest visual acuity.
What is the optic disk?
blind spot
What is the function of the vitreous humor?
thick fluid inside the eyeball
What is the function of the aqueous humor?
clear watery fluid between lense and cornea
What is the function of the optic nerve?
innervates the eye
What is the conus medullaris?
cone-shaped inferior terminal of the spinal cord
What are the major nerves of the brachial plexus?
Axillary nerve, musculocutaneus nerve, radial nerve, ulnar nerve
Where is the hypothalamus located and what hormones does it produce?
The hypothalamus is located in the brain superior to the pituitary gland. It secretes ?
Where is the pituitary gland located and what hormones does it secrete?
The pituitary glandis located anteriorly to the pons, and it produces growth hormone and thyroid stimulating hormone, among others.