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ciliary musclenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪl.i.ər.i ˌmʌs.l̩/  us   /-er-/ specialized
one of the ​muscles around the lens of the ​eye that can ​change the ​shape of the lens in ​order to ​produce a ​clearimage
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