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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the human eyelash.

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  • As the choroid approaches the front part of the eyeball, its parts become folded upon themselves into a series of ridges, called ciliary processes.
  • For the first time, scientists have linked the growth of new brain cells–induced by a compound known as ciliary neurotrophic growth factor CNTF–with weight loss in mice.
  • You have a muscle in your eye called the ciliary muscle, that contracts to make the eye’s lens fatter and able to zoom in to objects closer up.
  • Anteriorly it forms the ciliary processes and the iris. for more
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