Adjective "ciliary" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsɪlɪəri/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to or involving cilia.
  1. 'ciliary tracts'
  2. 'Escudier and coworkers studied the ciliary ultrastructure of 40 patients who had respiratory tract infections.'
  3. 'Food is entrapped in mucous and transported by ciliary action to the esophagus.'
Relating to the eyelashes or eyelids.
  1. 'The cylopegic drops will relieve ciliary spasm and dilate the pupil.'

Definitions

1. Anatomy. noting or pertaining to various anatomical structures in or about the eye.

2. pertaining to cilia.

More examples(as adjective)

"neurotrophics can be ciliary."

"muscles can be ciliary."

"mechanisms can be ciliary."

"contractions can be ciliary."

"bodies can be ciliary."

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