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The shape of the eye: why the eye is round

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2005
Title: The shape of the eye: why the eye is round.
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Name(s): Liebovitch, Larry S., creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 165914 (digitool), FADT165914 (IID), fau:2803 (fedora), 10.1016/S1569-2590(05)10001-9 (doi)
FAU Department/College: Department of Psychology Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Note(s): The most striking characteristic about the eye is that it is a round, spherical structure. This chapter explores the optical, mechanical, structural, phylogenic, and ontogenic reasons why eyes are round. This exploration is used as a starting point to describe how the different features of the eye are related to each other and how the roundness is maintained by the inflow and outflow of fluid in the eye.
This manuscript is a version of an article published in Advances in Organ Biology v. 10 (2005) p. 1-19 http://www.sciencedirect.com/
Subject(s): Eye
Eye--Anatomy
Eye--Physiology
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/165914
Links: http://dx.doi.org//10.1016/S1569-2590(05)10001-9
Restrictions on Access: ©2005 Elsevier B.V.
Host Institution: FAU

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