Definition of "uveal" [uveal]

  • Of or pertaining to the uvea (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uveal" in a sentence
  • "Although there is no direct link between exposure to radio waves and DNA damage, which can lead to cancer, studies have examined the possibility of an association between mobile phone use and melanoma of the eye, also called uveal melanoma."
  • "The incidence of uveal melanoma, just like that of other cancers, is highest among people with light skin and light eyes."
  • "Second: The object of trephining is to tap and permanently drain the aqueous fluid from the anterior chamber of the eye into the sub-conjunctival space; in doing so it is essential to avoid as far as possible all interference with the uveal tissue."