volume 55, issue 6, P965-975 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1977.tb05678.x
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MARTIN DAVANGER, AMUND RINGVOLD

Abstract: The zonules of Zinn and their insertion on the ciliary body and the lens in a monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) have been studied with the scanning electron microscope. The specimens were dissected after drying by the critical point method, and the lens was separated from the ciliary body by simple traction. The pars plana was completely covered by a mat which consisted of meridionally directed zonule-like fibers. Most of these fibers inserted at the base of the posterior end of the ciliary processes, and some o…

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