ciliary artery


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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
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The present study revealed that the mean PSV and EDV in the central retinal artery and posterior ciliary artery and the mean SFChT and outer retinal layers thickness of ICA eyes were significantly lower than those of normal eyes.
Ultrasonographic studies accomplished in two distinct bovine breeds were able to identify the ciliary artery in 70% of the animals examined (POTTER et al., 2008).
Our results also confirmed that the MBR-V and retinal arteriosclerosis may be important components of the hemodynamics of the posterior ciliary artery and the central retinal artery, regardless of the type of ocular diseases.
Blood supply to the retina is delivered by the central retinal artery (CRA), with the choroidal blood supply originating from the posterior ciliary artery (PCA) (see Figure 1).