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watery fluid that fills the anterior chamber of the eye, in front of the lens
aqueous humor
part of the ear attached to the side of the head; earlike appendage of each atrium of the heart
auricle
opacity of the lens of the eye
cataract
receptors that respond to chemicals and are responsible for taste and smell
chemoreceptors
middle layer of the eyeball that contains a dark pigment to prevent the scattering of incoming light rays
choroid
snail shell or structure of similar shape
cochlea
nucous membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the sclera
conjunctiva
a specialized receptor located within the semicircular canals that detects head movements
crista ampullaris
disorder characterized by elevated pressure in the eye
glaucoma
cells of taste
gustatory cell
the glands that produce tears, located in the upper lateral portion of the orbit
lacrimal gland
the refracting mechanism of the eye that is located directly behind the pupil
lens
receptors that are mechanical in nature
mechanoreceptor
the organ of hearing located in the cochlea and filled with endolymph
organ of Corti
little bones; found in the ears
ossicles
watery fluid that fills the anterior chamber of the eye, in front of the lens
aqueous humor
part of the ear attached to the side of the head; earlike appendage of each atrium of the heart
auricle
opacity of the lens of the eye
cataract
receptors that respond to chemicals and are responsible for taste and smell
chemoreceptors
middle layer of the eyeball that contains a dark pigment to prevent the scattering of incoming light rays
choroid
snail shell or structure of similar shape
cochlea
nucous membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the sclera
conjunctiva
a specialized receptor located within the semicircular canals that detects head movements
crista ampullaris
disorder characterized by elevated pressure in the eye
glaucoma
cells of taste
gustatory cell
the glands that produce tears, located in the upper lateral portion of the orbit
lacrimal gland
the refracting mechanism of the eye that is located directly behind the pupil
lens
receptors that are mechanical in nature
mechanoreceptor
the organ of hearing located in the cochlea and filled with endolymph
organ of Corti
little bones; found in the ears
ossicles
small, nipple-shaped elevations
papillae
a watery fluid that fills the bony labyrinth of the ear
perilymph
receptors located in the muscles,tendons, and joints; allows the body to recongnize its position
proprioceptors
the opening in the center of the iris that regulates the amount of light entering the eye
pupil
innermost layer of the eyeball; contains rods and cones and continues posteriorly with the optic nerve
retina
white outer coat of the eyeball
sclera
located in the inner ear; contains a specialized receptor called crista ampullaris that generates a nerve impulse on movement of the head
semicircular canals
drumlike
tympanic
the jellylike fluid found in the eye, posterior to the lens
vitreous humor