General Features of the Eyeball

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What is the function of a cornea?
a) It allows light into the eye, b) Refraction of light
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Which two chambers make up the eyeball?
Anterior and posterior chambers
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Which 7 bones make up the orbit?
Maxilla, Lacrimal, Frontal, Sphenoid, Zygomatic, Ethmoid, Palatine
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Which bones make up the Floor wall of the orbit?
maxilla (largest portion), zygomatic and palatine bones
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Which bones make up the Lateral wall of the orbit?
Zygomatic and Greater Wing of the Sphenoid
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Which bones make up the Medial wall of the orbit?
Maxilla, lacrimal, ethmoid (forms the largest part), sphenoid
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What is the function of the Medial wall?
To separate the orbit from ethmoidal sinuses
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What is the function of the Lateral Wall?
To separate the orbit from the temporal lobe of the brain
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What is the shape of the Floor Wall?
Roughly triangular
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What is the function of the Roof Wall?
To separate the orbital cavity from the brain
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Which two chambers make up the eyeball?

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Anterior and posterior chambers

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Which 7 bones make up the orbit?

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Which bones make up the Floor wall of the orbit?

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Which bones make up the Lateral wall of the orbit?

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