uve/o (23/24)

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uve/o is a combining form that refers to “uvea”.

Uvea is the layer of the eye in the middle that is under the white part of the eye called sclera. There are three parts to the uvea: (1) the iris, which is the pigmented portion of the eye; (2) ciliary body, which releases that clear transparent fluid within the eye; and (3) choroid, which is composed of vessels and tissues within the retina and sclera.