Accommodation Reflex of the Eye: Definition & Purpose


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The muscles that control the shape of the lens are called what?

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1. What is it called when the eyes do not experience the accommodation reflex together (i.e., one eye adjusts by itself)?

2. Which type of accommodation is represented by relaxed ciliary muscles, a stretched-out lens, and tight fibers around the eye?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are tools that can help assess your knowledge of the accommodation reflex of the eye. Different types of accommodations are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help check your knowledge of:

  • Types of accommodations
  • Muscles that control the shape of the lens
  • When the eyes don't experience the accommodation reflex together
  • What happens when this reflex doesn't occur

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the muscles that are responsible for controlling the lens's shape
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of accommodation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the science lesson on the accommodation reflex

Additional Learning

The lesson called Accommodation Reflex of the Eye: Definition & Purpose can help you learn more about this reflex. It can also help you:

  • Define reflex
  • Determine how the accommodation reflex works
  • Review a labeled diagram of an eye