Etymology

1. ciliary

adjective. of or relating to the human eyelash.

Etymology

  • cilium (Latin)

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2. ciliary

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

Synonyms

  • ciliate

Etymology

  • cilium (Latin)

Example sentences of the word ciliary


1. Adjective
The ciliary body is a triangularly-shaped structure that extends from the front end of the choroid toward the iris.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The ciliary body itself is composed of several structures, including ciliary processes, that form the clear liquid filling the eyeball, known as the aqueous.

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