Receptors - eye, Biology

EYE

HISTORY -

Stevan described it first. Study of eye is ophthalmology. Instrument used to examine interior of eye is ophthalmoscope.

SHAPE -

More or less spherical so termed as eye ball.

POSITION -

Situated in the eye orbit 1/5 part is out of eye orbit. Between eye ball and orbit are connective tissue, adipose tissue, ligaments, muscles and glandular tissues are present.

SIZE -

2.5 cm in diameter. Largest eye in mammal present in horse (In ratio of body in deer). Largest eye in animals present in giant squid (Archeuthis ) 15" in diameter.

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