Eye of a Lizard

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Longitudinal section through the pineal eye of a lizard. The eye is located in the middle of the dorsal side of the head and is covered by the translucent scaled. The outer wall of the eye vesicle is thickened to form a lens, while the inner pigmented wall is the retina from which the nerve proceeds.


Beach, Fredrick Converse The Encyclopedia Americana (New York, NY: The Americana Company, 1903)


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