ciliary

adjective
cil·​i·​ary | \ ˈsi-lē-ˌer-ē How to pronounce ciliary (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ciliary. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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ciliary

adjective
cil·​i·​ary | \ ˈsil-ē-ˌer-ē How to pronounce ciliary (audio) \

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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