Definition of “ciliary” - English Dictionary

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“ciliary” in British English

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ciliaryadjective

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

relating to the eyelashes

relating to cilia (= the very small parts like hairs on the surface of a cell that move regularly):

Disorders of ciliary function can lead to frequent respiratory tract infections.

relating to the eye's ciliary body (= a circular structure behind the eye)

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