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uvea

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noun \ˈyü-vē-ə\

Definition of uvea

  1. :  the pigmented middle layer of the eye consisting of the iris and ciliary body together with the choroid

uveal

play \-vē-əl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of uvea

Medieval Latin, from Latin uva grape


First Known Use: 1525


Medical Dictionary

uvea

play
noun \ˈyü-vē-ə\

Medical Definition of uvea

  1. :  the middle layer of the eye consisting of the iris and ciliary body together with the choroid coat—called also vascular tunic




Learn More about uvea

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of uvea Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about uvea


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