Definitions for ciliaryˈsɪl iˌɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cil•i•ar•yˈsɪl iˌɛr i(adj.)

  1. pertaining to various anatomical structures in or about the eye.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. pertaining to cilia.

    Category: Cell Biology

Origin of ciliary:

1685–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ciliary(adj)

    relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye

  2. ciliary, ciliate, cilial(adj)

    of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell

  3. ciliary, ciliate(adj)

    of or relating to the human eyelash

Wiktionary

  1. ciliary(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a cilium

  2. ciliary(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to eyelashes.

    ciliary muscles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ciliary(adj)

    pertaining to the cilia, or eyelashes. Also applied to special parts of the eye itself; as, the ciliary processes of the choroid coat; the ciliary muscle, etc

  2. Ciliary(adj)

    pertaining to or connected with the cilia in animal or vegetable organisms; as, ciliary motion

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