long ciliary nerve

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long cil·i·ar·y nerve

[TA]
one of two or three branches of the nasociliary nerve, which bypass the ciliary ganglion, supplying postsynaptic sympathetic fibers for the dilator pupillae muscle and sensory fibers for the ciliary muscles, iris, and cornea.
Synonym(s): nervus ciliaris longus [TA]

long cil·i·ar·y nerve

(lawng sil'ē-ar-ē nĕrv) [TA]
One of two or three branches of the nasociliary nerve that bypass the ciliary ganglion, supplying postsynaptic sympathetic fibers for the dilatator pupillae muscle and sensory fibers for the ciliary muscles, iris, and cornea.
Synonym(s): nervus ciliaris longus.
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