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Ciliary Body

Descriptions of Ciliary Body

Ciliary Body: the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Ciliary Body

Ciliary Body: The ciliary body is a specialized structure of the eye. The ciliary body is a muscle located around the lens of the eye and is connected to it by the suspensory ligaments. It changes the shape of the lens as needed to focus light reflected from objects at different distances from the eye. Light flows through the cornea and the pupil onto the lens before it is projected onto the retina.

Conditions that can afflict the ciliary body include ciliary body melanoma and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Ciliary Body

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Ciliary Body:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Ciliary Body

The following conditions are related to the organ: Ciliary Body:

  • Ciliary body melanoma
  • Trauma

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Ciliary Body

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Ciliary Body:

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