Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of eye

Horizontal section of left eye

Image #58-2

KEYWORDS: Eye, Face.

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Dissection of eye
Horizontal section of left eye
The plane of section extends through fovea centralis(12). The vitreous body remains within the eye. Delicate strands visible within its substance are remnants of the hyaloid membrane. The lace-like appearance of the periphery of the retina is the result of microcystoid degeneration of the retina
1 . Cornea
2 . Anterior chamber of eye
3 . Iris
4 . Angle of iris
5 . Ciliary muscle
6 . Ciliary processes (of corona ciliaris)
7 . Orbiculus ciliaris
8 . Ora serrata
9 . Sclera
10 . Choroid
11 . Retina
12 . Fovea centralis
13 . Cribriform plate of sclera
14 . Sheath of optic nerve
15 . Subarachnoid space
16 . Iris-pupillary margin
17 . Posterior chamber of eye
18 . Zonula ciliaris [Zinn]
19 . Crystalline lens
20 . Optic (visual) part of retina
21 . Optic disc
22 . Central artery of retina
23 . Optic nerve (II)
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