uvea

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uvea

[′yü·vē·ə]
(anatomy)
The pigmented, vascular layer of the eye: the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
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The 116 contributions to the first volume are organized into sections on basic science and pathophysiologic responses, examining and imaging the cornea and external eye, differential diagnosis of selected problems in corneal and external eye disease, the ocular adnexa, the conjunctiva, diseases of the cornea, and the sclera and anterior uvea.
They may originate from the anterior uvea, ciliary body, and less commonly, from the choroid (ESSON et al.
Prior to immunohistochemistry of the anterior uvea, melanin depigmentation was performed to minimize background effects between pigments and immunostaining using oxalic acid 5% and potassium permanganate.

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