from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thickened portion of the vascular tunic of the eye located between the choroid and the iris.

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  • n. circumferential tissue inside the eye composed of the ciliary muscle and ciliary processes

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  • n. the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris


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