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Zeis glands
see glands, Zeis

zonules of Zinn
suspensory ligaments; a ring of fibrous strands, composed mainly of elastin microfibrils, connecting the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye; hold the lens in place, stretching and loosening (due to relaxation and contraction of the ciliary muscle) to change the shape of the lens to focus at far and at near (accommodation)

Zinn, zonules of
see zonules of Zinn


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