Eye muscles, Biology

MUSCLES -

  • In eye orbit, eye ball is fixed by 6 skeletal muscles attached to 3rd, 4th & 6th cranial nerves (motor).
  • 4 - straight or recti muscles are present. 2 - oblique muscles are present.
  • Except inferior oblique all originated from posterior part of eye orbit.
  • Eye ball moves on its axis by superior oblique muscle. 
  • In man any one of muscle becomes short or long so strabismus (squint) in caused. Such eyes are known as cross eyes.

833_eye muscle.png

Posted Date: 10/3/2012 3:27:56 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Eye muscles, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Eye muscles, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Eye muscles Discussions

Write discussion on Eye muscles
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Define Gastrointestinal tract - Excretion of Zinc in Humans? Majority of zinc is lost from the body in faeces. Endogenous zinc in the form of enzymes or metallo-proteins is sec

R uminal tympany (Bloat) It is the over-distension of the rumen with gases which may be either frothy or free gas. The disease is characterized by change in silhouette of the

Oxaloacetate has two main roles. It is an intermediate which is consumed in gluconeogenesis and it is also a key intermediate in the citric acid cycle where it fuses with acetyl Co

Fredrick Griffith published a series of experiments that collectively were dubbed "The Transforming Principle" in 1928. Which of the following stopped him from being able to declar

Problem-solving essay. Maximum 800 words. Deadline 12th of March. Show me you understand what this essay requires

(a) What do you understand by the term 'accommodation'? (b) What part does the lens play in this process?   a) Accommodation is the way the eye can focus either

Better coal should have following characteristics (1)   It should have high calorific value. (2)   It should have low moisture content. (3)   It should have low ash  conte

Evolutionary Herbicide tolerant crops (HTC) Increased use of herbicide can result in increase in development of weed resistance to that herbicide either through

How do calcium ions participate in muscle contraction? Why do both muscle contraction and muscle relaxation spend energy? In the muscle cells calcium ions are kept within the s

Define Feeding and Nutritional Management of Dysphilgia? A multidisciplinary approach is essential for successful management of dysphilgia. Patient, nurse, physician, die titi