Ciliary

Ciliary may refer to:

  • Cilium – projections from cells that have locomotive or sensory functions
  • Ciliary body - the circumferential tissue inside the eye
  • Ciliary muscle - eye muscle used for focusing
  • Ciliary processes - folded layers in the anterior of the eye
  • Latin for Eyelash

Other articles related to "ciliary":

Ciliopathy
... a genetic disorder of the cellular cilia or the cilia anchoring structures, the basal bodies, or of ciliary function ... to mitochondria but is believed to affect ciliary function through proteolytic cleavage of ciliary proteins ... organelle plays in most tissues remains elusive." Additional studies of "how ciliary dysfunction can lead to such severe disease and developmental pathologies" is a subject of current research ...
Sympathetic Root Of Ciliary Ganglion - See Also
... Ciliary ganglion Sensory root of ciliary ganglion Parasympathetic root of ciliary ganglion ...
Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor
... Ciliary neurotrophic factor is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CNTF gene ... A mutation in this gene, which results in aberrant splicing, leads to ciliary neurotrophic factor deficiency, but this phenotype is not causally related to neurologic disease ... the zinc finger protein but lacks a complete coding region for ciliary neurotrophic factor ...
Ciliary Body Melanoma
... Ciliary Body Melanoma is a type of cancer arising from the coloured part (uvea) of the eye ... About 12% of uveal melanoma arise from the ciliary body ...