Definitions for uveaˈyu vi ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•ve•aˈyu vi ə(n.)(pl.)u•ve•as.
the pigmented vascular tunic of the eye, comprising the iris, choroid coat, and ciliary body.
Origin of uvea:
1515–25; < ML (tunica) ūvea, der. of L ūva bunch of grapes
the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid
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.
the posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The pigmented vascular coat of the eyeball, consisting of the CHOROID; CILIARY BODY; and IRIS, which are continuous with each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)