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Eye Color - Iris Structure, Genetics Of Eye Color


When someone asks, "What color are your eyes?" he should really be asking "What color are your irises?" because it is the iris that contains the pigment that determines the color of your eyes. Despite the fascination eye color holds for us, the genes responsible for it in humans are not well-known and are more complex than most people think.

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