Medical Dictionary

ciliary ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of CILIARY GANGLION

:  a small autonomic ganglion on the nasociliary branch of the ophthalmic nerve receiving preganglionic fibers from the oculomotor nerve and sending postganglionic fibers to the ciliary muscle and to the sphincter pupillae—called also lenticular ganglion

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