- Anatomy. noting or pertaining to various anatomical structures in or about the eye.
- pertaining to cilia.
Origin of ciliary
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Examples from the Web for ciliary
It is probable that the secretion from the glandular zone of the ciliary body is increased.Glaucoma
Whilst the embryos were still in the egg Leuckart could see no ciliary motion.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
The accommodation is, in fact, brought about by the action of the ciliary muscle.Heroes of Science: Physicists
Most remarkable of all was the ciliary muscle which held the capacity of contracting the lens for distant vision.Tales of Fishes
The ciliary muscle and the ligamentum pectinatum are both derived from the mesoblast between the cornea and the iris.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
- of or relating to cilia
- of or relating to the ciliary body
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- Of, relating to, or resembling cilia.
- Of or relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye.
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