Fibrous tunic of eyeball
|Fibrous tunic of eyeball|
|Horizontal section of the eyeball. (Cornea labeled at top, sclera labeled at center right.)|
|Latin||tunica fibrosa bulbi, tunica fibrosa oculi|
|Gray's||subject #225 1005|
The sclera and cornea form the fibrous tunic of the bulb of the eye; the sclera is opaque, and constitutes the posterior five-sixths of the tunic; the cornea is transparent, and forms the anterior sixth.
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Sensory system - Visual system - Eye
|Fibrous tunic (outer)||Conjunctiva • Sclera • Schlemm's canal • Trabecular meshwork • Limbus |
Cornea (Epithelium, Bowman's, Stroma, Descemet's, Endothelium)
|Uvea (middle)||Choroid (Ciliary processes, Choriocapillaris, Bruch's membrane) • Iris (Stroma) • Pupil • Ciliary body|
|Retina (inner)||Macula • Fovea • Optic disc|
|Anterior segment||Anterior chamber • Aqueous humour • Posterior chamber • Lens|
|Posterior segment||Vitreous humour • Zonule of Zinn|
|Intraocular muscles||parasympathetic (Ciliary muscle, Iris sphincter muscle) • sympathetic (Iris dilator muscle)|
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