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long posterior ciliary arteries


Definition: one of two branches of the ophthalmic running forward between the sclerotic and choroid coats to the iris, at the outer and inner margins of which they form two circles by anastomosis.

Synonym(s): arteriae ciliares posteriores longaeTA

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