Translation for 'Uvea' from English to French
NOUN   uvea | uveas
uvée {f} [Tunica vasculosa bulbi]
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Translation for 'Uvea' from English to French

uvée {f} [Tunica vasculosa bulbi]anat.
Usage Examples English
  • Yashinoshima (椰子島, born 28 October 1952 as Moleni Fe'aomoeata Tauki'uvea) is a former sumo wrestler from Tonga.
  • There are three main layers – the outer fibrous tunic, the middle uvea, and the inner retina.
  • Ciliary body melanoma is a type of cancer arising from the coloured part (uvea) of the eye.
  • It is a sign of inflammation of the anterior uvea and iris, i.e.
  • It describes a chronic inflammation of the parotid gland (parotitis) and part of the eye called the uvea (uveitis).

  • The "pars plana" (also known as "orbicularis ciliaris" ) (Latin: flat portion) is part of the ciliary body in the uvea (or vascular tunic), the middle layer of the three layers that comprise the eye.
  • The longer wavelengths tend to pass straight through the translucent layer with unaltered paths of yellow light, and then encounter the next layer further back in the iris, which is a light absorber called the epithelium or uvea that is colored brownish-black.
  • Uveitis is the inflammation of the uvea, a middle layer tissue of the eye consisting of the ciliary body, choroid and iris.
  • This route is indicated for treatment of different lesions, such as in the cornea, sclera, anterior uvea and vitreous.
  • Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) is a rare medical condition in which there is uveitis (inflammation of the uvea in the eye) together with tubulointerstitial nephritis (inflammation of the tubules inside the kidney).

  • The uvea ([...]; derived from [...] meaning "grape"), also called the uveal layer, uveal coat, uveal tract, vascular tunic or vascular layer is the pigmented middle layer of the three concentric layers that make up an eye.
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