Search
Descriptor in English: Uvea
Descriptor in Spanish: Úvea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Úvea
Descriptor in French: Uvée
Entry term(s): Uveas
Tree number(s): A09.371.894
Scope note: The pigmented vascular coat of the eyeball, consisting of the CHOROID; CILIARY BODY; and IRIS, which are continuous with each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Annotation: anterior uvea = IRIS + CILIARY BODY, posterior uvea = CHOROID; uveal neopl = UVEAL NEOPLASMS; anterior uveal neopl = UVEAL NEOPLASMS (IM) + CILIARY BODY (IM) + IRIS NEOPLASMS (IM), posterior uveal neopl = CHOROID NEOPLASMS; inflammation = UVEITIS & many specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 15004
Descriptor UI: D014602
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Uvea - Preferred
Concept UI M0022442
Scope note The pigmented vascular coat of the eyeball, consisting of the CHOROID; CILIARY BODY; and IRIS, which are continuous with each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Preferred term Uvea
Entry term(s) Uveas



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey