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Dictionary » C » Ciliary



1. Relating to any cilia or hairlike processes, specifically, the eyelashes.

2. Relating to certain of the structures of the eyeball.

Origin: mod. L. Ciliaris, relating to or resembling an eyelid, or eyelash, fr. L. Cilium, eyelid

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The Fiber Disease

... are at an angle of 130 to 140o to each other, and a non-functional kinetosome seems to be at a right angle to the rhizoplast. Although the ciliary root with its associated structures of Dermocystidium cyprini bears some resemblance to that of some chytridiomycetes, the systematic position ...

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by al
Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... bound to the hull surface extend 150 nm toward each other from either side, the maximum center-to-center intergrapple separation that permits the ciliary transport of 16 nm objects is ~300 nm. This requires 1 grapple per 0.09 micron2 of nanorobot surface, for a total of 277 grapple silos uniformly ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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last question-eye lens

hi guyz please will someone help me....i know it's a stupid question... is the eye lens connected to the ciliary muscle or suspensory ligament? i have done some research on it....any quite a few of them show different result! thanks a lot....x

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by chenglorraine
Wed May 31, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: last question-eye lens
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Eye Power????

yeah.... the causes????? veenaandnivyah As SWATKAT stated the regions it is mostly due to disfunction of ciliary muscles which helps in contraction or relaxation of the eye ball. I think the blood vessels clot or something else occurs in the ciliary muscles. This can be treated ...

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by asutoshsahu
Sun Apr 09, 2006 12:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Eye Power????
Replies: 7
Views: 4879

Understanding Paramecium

... a "telotroch." Not only does it use the cilia that is normally seen around the anterior of the organism but it will oftentimes form a ciliary band around the posterior of the lorica, just above where the stalk is attached and utilize this band of cilia for swimming also but note that ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sun Mar 12, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Understanding Paramecium
Replies: 26
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