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ciliary process

noun, Anatomy
one of the folds on the ciliary body, connected with the suspensory ligament of the crystalline lens.
Origin of ciliary process
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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ciliary-process in Medicine

ciliary process n.
Any of the radiating pigmented ridges on the inner surface of the ciliary body that with the folds in the furrows between them, constitute the anterior portion of the ciliary body.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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