Histology Ears and Eyes

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this fluid of the inner ear is high in Na concentration and low in K concentration
separation of retinal pigmental epithelium and the neural retina is known as _____ _____.
the macula of saccule detects movements in the _____ plane.
pigment associated with rods
these cells convert mechanical energy into electrical signal
site where the optic nerve joins the eye
a destructive and expanding growth consisting of keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process.
contains processes of retinal rods and cones and processes of horizontal, amacrine, bipolar, and Muller's cells
pigment associated with cones
the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber.
an outer layer of retina that is composed of simple cuboidal melanin containingcell
embryonic origin of the optic nerve
absorption of fluid in the eye occurs within the ___ __ ____.
oval appendage of the ear that extends from the lateral portion of the head and collects sound waves
contains the nuclei or cell bodies of the ganglion cells
this gel like substance acts as the shock absorber of the eye and maintains the shape of the eye
this muscle dampens the movement of the stapes.
sensory innervation of the corneal epithelium
the auditory ossicles connect the tympanic membrane to what structure?
embryonic origin of the lens of the eye
type of innervation (sympathetic or parasympathetic) of dilator pupillae muscle
the apical boundary of Muller's cells
embryonic origin of the extraocular muscles
basement membrane of the corneal endothelial cells
a contractile diaphragm that extends over the anterior surface of the lens. Has melanin pigments:
which compartment of the ear contains endolymph?
type of innervation (sympathetic or parasympathetic) of constrictor/ sphincter pupillae muscle
contains processes of ganglion cells that lead from the retina to the brain
contains the nuclei or cell bodies of the retinal rods and cones
central circular aperture of the iris
contraction of the ciliary muscle causes a change in the shape of what structure?
layer of the retina contains the photoreceptor cells
composed of the basal lamina of Muller's cells
true or false: the corneal epithelium is regenrative.
upper wall of scala media
conversion of sound waves to mechanical vibrations is the main function of which part of the ear?
the space between the posterior surface of the iris and the anterior lens
which auditory ossicle is attached to the eardrum
sensory receptor for angular head movements
the stapedius and the tensor tympani are rsponsible for the ______ reflex.
rods and cones are _______ cells.
increasing or decreasing the size of the pupil is known as
ganglia of the cochlear division of CN VIII are located where?
this layer of squamous epithelial cells provides for metabolic exchange between the cornea and the aqueous humor
the malleus, incus, and stapes are known as
space between the posterior lens and neural retina
embryonic origin of the sclera
this fluid of the inner ear is high in K concentration and low in Na concentration
the eye is composed of _ layers.
contains the processes of horizontal, amacrine, bipolar, and Muller's cells that connect to each other
lower wall of scala media
hearing loss resulting from damage to hair cells or cochlear division of CN VIII
embryonic origin of the malleus
the utricle and the saccule are located in what portion of the ear?
responsible for the production and maintenance of endolymph
inflammation external auditory meatus
nutrient layer of the eye containing blood vessels
inflammation of eardrum
this layer includes the sclera and cornea
hearing loss resulting from sound waves being mechanically impeded from reaching the sensory receptors in the internal ear
how many sensory regions of the inner ear?
this depression in the retina only contains cones
this layer includes the choroid, stroma ciliary body, and the iris
medical term for earwax
embryonic origin of the vitreous body of the eye
watery liquid located in the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye
embryonic origin of the stapes
contains the nuclei or cell bodies of horizontal, amacrine, bipolar, and Muller's cells
this layer includes the outer retinal epithelium, inner neural retina, and epithelium of the ciliary body and iris.
Effect of age on lens’s elasticity and ability to accommodate
contraction of this muscle tenses the tympanic membrane. Inserts onto the malleus.
embryonic origin of the external auditory meatus
this epithelium functions to secrete aqueous humor, it is a part of the blood aqueous barrier, and it is involved in secretion & anchoring of the zonular fibers
the embryonic origin of the eustachian tube
space between the cornea and the iris
the macula of utricle detects movements in the _____ plane.
this membrane lies beneath the corneal epithelium and the corneal stroma
embryonic origin of the incus
this structure is composed of dense fibrous connective tissue that provides attachment sites for the extrinsic eye muscles
inner layer of retina that contains light sensitive receptors and complex neuronal networks

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