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Ciliary body of the eye of a pigeon (HE)
The avian ciliary body (corpus ciliare) is located between the iris and the choroid. It consists of an inner vascular leaf that forms ciliary processes (processus ciliares) and an outer peripheral leaf composed principally of striated muscles that lie inside the sclera.
The ciliary body produces aqueous humor and plays a role in lenticular and especially corneal accommodation.