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Related to uveal: Uveal tract, ocular adnexa

u·ve·al

(yū'vē-ăl),
Relating to the uvea.

u·ve·al

(yū'vē-ăl)
Relating to the uvea.

uvea

(ū′vē-ă) [L. uvea, uva, grape]
The highly vascular middle layer of the eyeball, immediately beneath the sclera. It consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid, and forms the pigmented layer.
uveal (ū′vē-ăl), adjective

uveal

pertaining to or emanating from the uvea.

anterior uveal tract
the iris and ciliary body.
uveal tract
the vascular tunic of the eye, comprising choroid, ciliary body and iris.
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