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irides

 [ir´ĭ-dēz] (Gr.)
plural of iris.
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ir·i·des

(ir'i-dēz),
Plural of iris.
[G.]
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ir·i·des

(ir'i-dēz)
Plural of iris.
[G.]
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Iris (plural, irides)

The circular pigmented membrane behind the cornea of the eye that gives the eye its color. The iris surrounds a central opening called the pupil.
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