Uveous
Uveous U"ve*ous, a. [See {Uvea}.] Resembling a grape. [1913 Webster]

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  • uveous — adjective of or relating to the uvea of the eye • Syn: ↑uveal • Pertains to noun: ↑uvea, ↑uvea (for: ↑uveal) • Derivationally related forms: ↑uvea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • uveal — adjective of or relating to the uvea of the eye • Syn: ↑uveous • Pertains to noun: ↑uvea (for: ↑uveous), ↑uvea • Derivationally related forms: ↑uvea …   Useful english dictionary

  • uvea — uveal, uveous, adj. /yooh vee euh/, n. Anat. the vascular tunic of the eye, comprising the iris, choroid coat, and ciliary body. [1515 25; < ML uvea, var. of L uva fruit of the vine, grape] * * * …   Universalium

  • uvea — /ˈjuviə/ (say yoohveeuh) noun the middle tunic of the eye (iris, choroid, and ciliary body, taken collectively). {Medieval Latin, from Latin ūva grape} –uveal, uveous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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