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  • a  relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye
  • a  of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
  • a  of or relating to the human eyelash
News & Articles

  • N.J. Boy enters White Cloud drawing contest
    A sixth grader in Warren County, New Jersey hopes his masterpiece will end up in homes everywhere so he can give back to a hospital that's helped him. Doctors diagnosed Sean Green, 12, with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) four years ago. "My mom explains it to me like a broom. Everyone else has a broom to get out the junk in your lungs. Well, my broom only has like three bristles," said Sean ...
    Jan. 15, 2014 - WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Quotes

  • Joel Rosenbaum in EurekAlert (press release)
    Researchers at the NIH and Yale Medical School have now shown that these cilia bend when urine flows down the tubules, admitting calcium through the polycystins, which are mechano-receptors in the ciliary membrane. Through a signaling pathway, the... Joel Rosenbaum http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Rosenbaum&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-S7SIr_BXucsh9P5VrfRC7u34-Q EurekAlert (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-11/yu-ycb112206.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHWaqCsWn2QhSjJP8pwzF1miJ_3Sw Nov 22, 2006 17839 25037 cilium It is an example of the continuity of life, or as Rosenbaum says, If you've seen one cilium, you have [almost] seen them all."

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