ciliary

adjective cil·i·ary \ ˈsi-lē-ˌer-ē \

Definition of ciliary

1 : of, relating to, or being the annular suspension of the lens of the eye
2 : of or relating to cilia

First Known Use of ciliary

1691

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ciliary

adjective cil·i·ary \ ˈsil-ē-ˌer-ē \

medical Definition of ciliary

1 : of or relating to cilia
  • ciliary movement
2 : of, relating to, or being the annular suspension of the lens of the eye
  • a ciliary arteriole
  • ciliary spasm

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