Meaning of “ciliary muscle” in the English Dictionary

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"ciliary muscle" in British English

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ciliary musclenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪl.i.ə.ri ˌmʌs.əl/ us /ˈsɪl.i.er.i ˌmʌs.əl/ specialized

one of the muscles around the lens of the eye that can change the shape of the lens in order to produce a clear image

(Definition of “ciliary muscle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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