Medical Definition of Annulus ciliaris

1. Tissue that includes the group of muscles that act on the eye lens to produce accommodation and the arterial circle of the iris. The inner ciliary epithelium is continuous with the pigmented retinal epithelium, the outer ciliary epithelium secretes the aqueous humour. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annulus Ciliaris

annuloid
annuloida
annuloplasties
annuloplasty
annuloplasty ring
annulorrhaphy
annulosa
annulosan
annulosans
annulose
annulospiral ending
annulospiral organ
annuls
annulus
annulus ciliaris (current term)
annulus conjunctivae
annulus femoralis
annulus fibrocartilagineus membranae tympani
annulus fibrosus
annulus fibrosus cordis
annulus fibrosus disci intervertebralis
annulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc
annulus haemorrhoidalis
annulus iridis
annulus iridis major
annulus iridis minor
annulus lymphaticus cardiae

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