ciliary process

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cil·i·ar·y pro·cess

[TA]
one of the radiating pigmented ridges, usually 70 in number, on the inner surface of the ciliary body, increasing in thickness as they advance from the orbiculus ciliaris to the external border of the iris; these, together with the folds (plicae) in the furrows between them, constitute the corona ciliaris.
Synonym(s): processus ciliaris [TA]
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cil·i·ar·y pro·cess

(sil'ē-ar-ē pros'es) [TA]
One of the radiating pigmented ridges, usually 70 in number, on the inner surface of the ciliary body, increasing in thickness as they advance from the orbiculus ciliaris to the external border of the iris; these, together with the folds (plicae) in the furrows between them, constitute the corona ciliaris.
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