ciliary artery


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ciliary artery

any of the branches of the ophthalmic artery that, along with the retinal artery, supply the eye.

ciliary artery

The anterior ciliary, the short posterior ciliary, or the long posterior ciliary arteries, which supply blood to the walls, intraocular structures, and choroid layer of the eye.
See also: artery