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Uvea

Synonym(s)

  • tunica vasculosa of eyeball
  • uveal
  • uveal tract
  • vascular tunic

Definition(s)

Pigmented vascular coat of the eyeball, consisting of choroid, ciliary body, and iris.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The middle layer of the eye consisting of the iris and ciliary body together with the choroid coat -- called also vascular tunic.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: August 3, 2015