Arteriola/venula nasalis retinae superior. Upper medial branch of the central retinal artery and vein. C
11 Inferior nasal arteriole/venule of retina. Arte-riola/venula nasalis retinae inferior. Lower medial branch of the central retinal artery and vein. C
12 Superior macular arteriole/venule. Arteriola/ venula macularis superior. They supply and drain the upper part of the macula. C
13 Inferior macular arteriole/venule. Arteriola/ venula macularis inferior. They supply and drain the lower part of the macula. C
14 Medial arteriole/venule of retina. Arteriola/ venula medialis retinae. Small branches that supply and drain the medial part of retina proximal to the optic disc. C
15 Anterior chamber. Camera anterior. Space that extends from the anterior surface of the iris to the posterior surface of the cornea and communicates with the posterior chamber via the pupil. A
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