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ciliaryadjective

uk   /ˈsɪl.i.ər.i/  us   /-er-/ specialized
relating to the ​eyelashes relating to cilia (= the very ​smallparts like ​hairs on the ​surface of a ​cell that ​moveregularly): Disorders of ciliary ​function can ​lead to ​frequentrespiratorytractinfections. relating to the eye's ciliary ​body (= a ​circularstructure behind the ​eye)
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