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How We See: The First Steps of Human Vision
A well-written article on the origins and foundations of human vision that covers everything from basic anatomy of the eye to the chemical makeup of rhodopsin (the protein in the retina that absorbs the light that enters the eye).
The Joy of Visual Perception
A web-based book that covers a number of fascinating vision-related topics, from distance perception to color vision.
Virtual Tour of the Ear
The name says it all - your one-stop shop for information on anatomy, hearing disorders, and audiology.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Anatomy
Review the basics of anatomy from the neck up.
Sense Organ Images
These selections from the Digital Slice of Life site include images of ear, eye, nose, and tongue structures.
Taste
A concise overview of the gustatory system and covers anatomy, stimuli, types, and damage.
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