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CILIARY GANGLION-BRANCHES

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CILIARY GANGLION-BRANCHES

1. 12 short ciliary nerves.
2. Each possess all 3 root components.
3. They pierce the sclera around the optic nerve and run in the suprachoroidal space.
4. Both long & short ciliary nerves carry sensory fibres.
5. Short ciliary nerves carry parasympathetic fibres to the constrictor pupilae.
6. Long ciliary berves carry sympathetic fibres to the dilator pupilae.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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