ciliary process

noun

Medical Definition of ciliary process

: any of the vascular folds on the inner surface of the ciliary body that produce the aqueous humor and between which pass the suspensory zonular fibers joining the ciliary muscle to the lens — see pars plicata

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“Ciliary process.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ciliary%20process. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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