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n. the body of the eye, which is roughly spherical, is bounded by the sclera, and lies in the orbit. It is closely associated with accessory structures – the eyelids, conjunctiva, and lacrimal (tear-producing) apparatus – and its movements are controlled by three pairs of extrinsic eye muscles (see illustration).

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