Definición de ciliary body en inglés:

ciliary body

Saltos de línea: cil|iary body

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Anatomy
  • The part of the eye that connects the iris to the choroid. It consists of the ciliary muscle (which alters the curvature of the lens), a series of radial ciliary process (from which the lens is suspended by ligaments), and the ciliary ring (which adjoins the choroid).
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He showed that UV rays were effective for treating tubercular and inflammatory eye conditions involving the conjunctiva, cornea, iris, ciliary body, choroids and retina.
    • The lens is supported by the suspensory ligament from the ciliary body, and changes in its shape permit change of focus.
    • Zonules are ligaments attached to the anterior portion of the ciliary body that help suspend the lens.

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