Accessory visual structures


Accessory visual structures
Accessory visual structures
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An unmodified male eyebrow and eye
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Front of left eye with eyelids separated.
Latin structurae oculi accessoriae

Accessory visual structures is a term used to collectively refer to the adnexa of the eye.

Included are the eyebrow, eyelids, and lacrimal apparatus.

One source defines "ocular adnexa" as the orbit, conjunctiva, and eyelids.[1]

References

  1. ^ Knowles, Daniel M. (2001). Neoplastic hematopathology. Hagerstwon, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 1303. ISBN 0-683-30246-9.