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cil·i·ar·y mus·cle

[TA]
the intrinsic smooth muscle of the ciliary body of eyeball; it consists of circular fibers [TA] (fibrae circulares [TA]), radial fibers [TA] (fibrae radialis [TA]), meridional fibers [TA] (fibrae meridionales [TA]), and longitudinal fibers [TA] (fibrae longitudinales [TA]); action, in contracting, its diameter is reduced (like a sphincter's), reducing tensile (stretching) forces on lens, allowing the lens to thicken for near vision (accommodation).
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cil·i·ar·y mus·cle

(sil'ē-ar-ē mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
The smooth muscle of the ciliary body; it consists of circular fibers (Müller muscle) and radiating fibers (meridional fibers, or Brücke muscle); action, in contracting, its diameter is reduced (like a sphincter), reducing tensile (stretching) forces on lens, allowing it to thicken for near vision (accommodation).
Synonym(s): musculus ciliaris [TA] .
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ciliary muscle

any muscle contained within the CILIARY BODY surrounding the lens of the vertebrate eye. Through attachment to the lens they change its shape and bring about ACCOMMODATION (1).
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Bowman,

Sir William, English ophthalmologist, anatomist, and physiologist, 1816-1892.
Bowman capsule - the expanded beginning of a nephron. Synonym(s): glomerular capsule
Bowman disk - disk resulting from transverse segmentation of striated muscular fiber treated with weak acids, certain alkaline solutions, or freezing.
Bowman eye knife
Bowman gland
Bowman iris needle
Bowman iris scissors
Bowman lacrimal dilator
Bowman lacrimal probe
Bowman membrane - Synonym(s): anterior limiting layer of cornea
Bowman muscle - Synonym(s): ciliary muscle
Bowman probe - a double-ended probe for the lacrimal duct.
Bowman space - the slitlike space between the visceral and parietal layers of the capsule of the renal corpuscle. Synonym(s): capsular space
Bowman strabismus scissors
Bowman theory - that urine is formed by passive filtration through the glomeruli and secretion by the epithelium of the tubules.
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cil·i·ar·y mus·cle

(sil'ē-ar-ē mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
The smooth muscle of the ciliary body; action, in contracting, its diameter is reduced (like a sphincter), reducing tensile (stretching) forces on ocular lens, allowing it to thicken for near vision (accommodation).
Synonym(s): musculus ciliaris [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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