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Ciliary body

Synonym(s) - Body, Ciliary - Ciliary Body

Definition: A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the retina. It consists of the uveal part and the epithelial part. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal part and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial part.

Generic term(s)

  • Sensory organs
  • Eye
  • Uvea
  • Ciliary body


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