Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of eye

Ciliary body, ciliary zonule and lens, posterior view

Image #58-6

KEYWORDS: Connective tissue, Eye, Face.

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Dissection of eye
Ciliary body, ciliary zonule and lens, posterior view
Remnants of the vitreous body appear in the periphery of the view as transparent gelatinous masses. The iris has been removed and the specimen transilluminated.
1 . Orbiculus ciliaris
2 . Ciliary processes
3 . Plica ciliaris
4 . Posterior surface of lens
5 . Corona ciliaris
6 . Zonula ciliaris (note zonular fibers, some of which pass to posterior surface of lens, others to anterior surface)
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