Meyer, David B. Department of Anatomy, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
O'Rahilly, Ronan Carnegie Embryological Laboratories, University of California, Davis, California.
- The Wall
- Fibrous tunic
- Vascular tunic
- Sensory tunic
- The Cavities
- The Lens
- Electrophysiology of Rods and Cones
- Diurnal vertebrates
- Nocturnal vertebrates
- Arrhythmic vertebrates
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A sense organ that acts as a photoreceptor capable of image formation. The eye of vertebrates is constructed along a basic anatomical pattern (Fig. 1) which, in the diversification of animals, has undergone a variety of structural and functional modifications associated with different ecologies and modes of living.
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