ciliary body

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the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris

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A pigmented adenoma of the ciliary epithelium examined by magnetic resonance imaging.
Topics include transport in the anterior segment, (including aquaporins and water treatment in the cornea, corneal epithelial epithelial ion transport, Vitamin C transport, and management of function), transporters of the ciliary epithelium (including mechanisms of aqueous humor formation), lens transporters (including advances in treatment of cataract), transport across the blood-retinal barrier, transport across the retinal pigment epithelium (including treatment for age-related conditions), transporters in the retina) genetic variants of ocular transporters, and ocular drug delivery.
It is a rare congenital tumor derived from the nonpigmented ciliary epithelium, and usually occur between 5 and 20 years of age.
Intraocular medulloepithelioma is a congenital tumor of the nonpigmented ciliary epithelium, usually diagnosed in childhood.
The vascular layer of the ciliary body is located between its muscle layer and the 2 layers of ciliary epithelium.
5) Thereisan inconspicuous, peripheral focus of intraretinal retinoblastoma in anterior diffuse retinoblastoma, which results in shedding of tumor cells into the aqueous humor between the ciliary epithelium and vitreous base, with the aqueous humor carrying the tumor into the anterior chamber.