ciliary


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cil·i·ar·y

 (sĭl′ē-ĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling cilia.
2. Of or relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye.

ciliary

(ˈsɪlɪərɪ)
adj
1. (Zoology) of or relating to cilia
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the ciliary body

cil•i•ar•y

(ˈsɪl iˌɛr i)

adj.
1. pertaining to various anatomical structures in or about the eye.
2. pertaining to cilia.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ciliary - relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye
2.ciliary - of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
3.ciliary - of or relating to the human eyelash
Translations

ciliary

[ˈsɪlɪərɪ] adj (Anat) → ciliare

cil·i·ar·y

n. ciliar, rel. a las pestañas o al párpado.
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At least two are in phase III, placebo-controlled trials: Axokine, or ciliary neurotrophic factor (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), and Rimonabant, a cannabinoid receptor agonist (Sanofi-Sythelabo).
Intraocular medulloepithelioma is a congenital tumor of the nonpigmented ciliary epithelium, usually diagnosed in childhood.
In the human body, in which organ are the ciliary muscles situated: the eye or the liver?
It has a new chapter on the Cachet and more information on previous designs that have been updated, including the iris fixated Ophtec Artisan IOL and the foldable posterior changer, ciliary sulcus fixated styles of the intraocular collamer lens from Staar and the phakic refractive lens.
As a selective inhibitor of ENaC, if it is ultimately approved for marketing, P-1037 could provide a long-acting treatment for a variety of chronic bronchitic lung conditions including cystic fibrosis, COPD, primary ciliary dyskenesia and non-CF bronchiectasis.
Analysing the morphology of the photoreceptors in the starfish eyes, the researchers further confirmed that they constitute an intermediate state between the two large known groups of rhabdomeric and ciliary photoreceptors, in that they have both microvilli and a modified cilium.
The second study used longer needles (700-800 [micro]m) to precisely deliver anti-glaucoma drugs between layers near the ciliary body.
Six muscles around each eye control eye movements, and a ciliary muscle located behind each iris (the colored eye membrane) controls eye focus.
Darryl su'ers from primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare genetic disorder which means he has to spend at least eight weeks a year in hospital.
Founded in 2009 on the basis of work conducted by Professor Francine Behar-Cohen (Inserm Unit, U872, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, and Chief Medical Director of the Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital in Lausanne), the Company is developing a novel therapeutic approach in ophthalmology based on the electroporation into the ciliary muscle of plasmids encoding therapeutic proteins.
The paper, entitled: "The dual phosphodiesterase 3 and 4 inhibitor RPL554 stimulates CFTR and ciliary beating in primary cultures of bronchial epithelia" was published on-line in the peer reviewed Journal "American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology" on 6 November 2015.
Four-week-old animals were given doses of a modified virus in one eye in order to make their retinas produce a human protein, called ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF), which may be toxic at high doses.