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photopigments
opsin=protein
retinal=chromophore
attached to opsin
periphery of retina contains
rods=
brightness
lack of color discrimination
center of retina
cones=color
red
green
blue
when is rhodopsin synthesized in the rods
night vision
what is more abundant
rods/cones?
rods=
higher sensitvity
lower acuity
rods
ciliary body
3 muscles
1 iris
controls lens thickness
choroid
inner eye
vascular
beneath retina
choroid
posterior aspect of eye filled with
vitreous humor
anterior eye has 2 chambers filled with
aqueous humor