short ciliary nerve
Medical Definition of short ciliary nerve
: any of 6 to 10 delicate nerve filaments of parasympathetic, sympathetic, and general sensory function that arise in the ciliary ganglion and innervate the smooth muscles and tunics of the eye—compare long ciliary nerve
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