ciliary artery

noun

Medical Definition of ciliary artery

: any of several arteries that arise from the ophthalmic artery or its branches and supply various parts of the eye — see long posterior ciliary artery, short posterior ciliary artery

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“Ciliary artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ciliary%20artery. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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