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which is more common rods or cones
rods
what layer of the retina contains cones and rods
outer layer
which tunic is the outer layer
fibrous tunic
what layer of the retina contains bipolar cells (neurons)
middle layer
what layer of the retina contains ganglion cells
inner layer
ganglion cells form what nerve
optic nerve
what has lots of melanin that helps absorb stray photons and helps support underlying neuronal cells nutritionally
pigmented retinal epithelium
basic subregions of the eye
wall
fluid filled cavities
lens
3 types of tunics
fibrous tunic
vascular tunic
innertunic
fibrous tunic consists of what 2 parts of the eye
sclera
cornea
what part of the eye is most of the outside wall and contains lots of connective tissues
sclera
what part of the eye is located anteriorly, has lots of nerve ending,tranparent,and has a rapid rate of cell turnover
cornea
what type of connective tissue is the outer layer of the cornea made of
stratified squamous epithelium
what type of tissue is the inner layer of the cornea made of
simple squamous to cubodial epithelium
what tunic has lots of blood vessels,posteriorly represented by choroid,anteriorly represented by ciliary body and is most anteriorly is the iris
vascular tunic
what type of stimulation leads to dilation of the pupil
sympathetic
what type of stimulation leads to the constriction of the eye
parasympathetic
what tunic consists of the pigmented retinal epithelium and the retina
innertunic
what part of the eye is made of the outer layer, middle layer, and inner layer
retina