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u·ve·a

 (yo͞o′vē-ə)
n.
The vascular middle layer of the eye constituting the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.

[Medieval Latin ūvea, from Latin ūva, grape.]

u′ve·al adj.

uvea

(ˈjuːvɪə)
n
(Anatomy) the part of the eyeball consisting of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid
[C16: from Medieval Latin ūvea, from Latin ūva grape]
ˈuveal, ˈuveous adj

u•ve•a

(ˈyu vi ə)

n., pl. u•ve•as.
the pigmented vascular tunic of the eye, comprising the iris, choroid coat, and ciliary body.
[1515–25; < Medieval Latin (tunica) ūvea, derivative of Latin ūva bunch of grapes]
u′ve•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uvea - the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroiduvea - the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
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uvea

n úvea