Human AP Eye Flashcards

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Taylor1993
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Human AP Eye Flashcards
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2012-01-25 19:34:53
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Chapter Human AP
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A few voc. about the eye
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  1. Parts of the eye where light passes
    pupil
  2. focuses the light entering the eye on the retina
    lens
  3. innermost layer of the eye that contains receptor called photo receptors
    retina
  4. allows us to see the detail of our world in bright light
    cone
  5. also known as the auricle surrounds the auditory canal opening
    pinna
  6. receptors for the sense of taste
    taste buds
  7. Links the middle ear with the throat, is usually flat and closed but swallowing or yawning can open it briefly to equalize the pressure
    auditory tube
  8. Receptors for the sense of smell and are located in the superior part of the nasal cavity
    olfactory receptors
  9. Include smell, taste, sight, hearing, and equilibrium
    Special senses
  10. Lack in all 3 cone types…..can lack one and have this partially….
    color blindness
  11. Allow us to see in gray tones in dim light, and provide for our peripheral vision
    rods
  12. hearing loss of any degree
    deafness
  13. inside the cochlea and contains the hearing receptors
    organ of corti
  14. also known as hearing receptors
    hair cells
  15. waxy yellow substance also called earwax
    cerumen

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