- Zonule of Zinn
Zonule of Zinn Schematic diagram of the human eye. (Zonular fibers labeled at upper left.) The upper half of a sagittal section through the front of the eyeball. (Zonule of Zinn visible near center.) Latin zonula ciliaris Gray's subject #226 1018
The zonule of Zinn is split into two layers: a thin layer, which lines the hyaloid fossa, and a thicker layer, which is a collection of zonular fibers. Together, the fibers are known as the suspensory ligament of the lens.
- Diagram at unmc.edu
- Diagram at eye-surgery-uk.com
- Diagram and overview at webschoolsolutions.com
- ciliary+zonule at eMedicine Dictionary
- Histology at BU 08011loa
Sensory system – visual system – globe of eye (TA A15.2.1–6, TH 3.11.08.0-5, GA 10.1005) Fibrous tunic (outer) Uvea/vascular tunic (middle) Retina (inner)LayersCellsOther Anterior segment Posterior segment Other
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