Origin of uvea
Examples from the Web for uvea
In the coloration of the eyes it is necessary to distinguish two factors, the uvea and the pigment.
It was plainly seen that God, in anger, was laying His hand heavily on Uvea; and lo!Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne
When the pigment is wanting or is very scant, the fundamental blue or greenish colour of the uvea is apparent.
British Dictionary definitions for uvea
Word Origin for uvea
Word Origin and History for uvea
1520s, from medical Latin uvea, from Latin uva "grape; uvula" (see uvula).