uvea


uvea

noun \ˈyü-vē-ə\

Definition of UVEA

:  the pigmented middle layer of the eye consisting of the iris and ciliary body together with the choroid
uve·al \-vē-əl\ adjective

Origin of UVEA

Medieval Latin, from Latin uva grape
First Known Use: 1525

uvea

noun \ˈyü-vē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UVEA

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

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