ciliary artery


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Noun1.ciliary artery - one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eyeciliary artery - one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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2) In order to prevent this possible sight-threatening complication, surgical procedures which spare the anterior ciliary artery should be favored, especially in patients with risk factors.
2) GCA involves granulomatous inflammation of large and medium sized arteries and AION occurs from an inflammatory thrombosis of the short posterior ciliary artery.
000 SD: Standard deviation; PSV (cm/s): Peak systolic velocity; EDV (cm/s): End-diastolic velocity; MV (cm/s): Mean velocity; PI: Pulsatility index; RI: Resistance index; OA: The ophthalmic artery, CRA: The central retinal artery, TPCA: The temporal posterior ciliary artery, NPCA: The nasal posterior ciliary artery