Definition of Uvea

1. Noun. The part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid.

Generic synonyms: Anatomical Structure, Bodily Structure, Body Structure, Complex Body Part, Structure
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Derivative terms: Uveal, Uveous



Definition of Uvea

1. n. The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat.

2. n. The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat.

Definition of Uvea

1. Noun. (anatomy) The middle of the three concentric layers that make up the eye; it is pigmented and vascular, and comprises of the choroid, the ciliary body, and the iris. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Uvea

1. a layer of the eye [n -S] : UVEAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Uvea

1. The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat. Origin: NL, fr. L. Uva grape. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Uvea

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uukuniemi group viruses
uukuvirus
uuyn
uva
uva-ursi
uva ursi
uvae
uvaeformis
uvanite
uvaricin
uvarovite
uvarovites
uvas
uvate
uvea (current term)
uveal
uveal diseases
uveal part of trabecular reticulum
uveal staphyloma
uveal tract
uveas
uveitic
uveitides
uveitis
uveitises
uveocutaneous syndrome
uveoencephalitis
uveomeningitis syndrome

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