. The cornea is a very important component of the human eye. The main function of the cornea is to


a. bend the light before it reaches the lens

b. provide structural support to the eye

c. contain a concentrated amount of cone cells in the correct orientation

d. change the shape of the lens to enable the image to be focused on the retina

Best Answer

Answer ||| (a)

Solution ||| Cornea is a transparent layer of tissue, continuous with the sclerotic that forms the front part of the vertebrate eye over the iris and lens. The cornea refracts light entering the eye onto the lens, thus assisting the focusing of images onto the retina.

 

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