Uvea vs Uveoparotitis - What's the difference?

uvea | uveoparotitis |


As nouns the difference between uvea and uveoparotitis

is that uvea is (anatomy) the middle of the three concentric layers that make up the eye; it is pigmented and vascular, and comprises the choroid, the ciliary body, and the iris while uveoparotitis is a chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea, a symptom of sarcoidosis.

uvea

English

(wikipedia uvea)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) The middle of the three concentric layers that make up the eye; it is pigmented and vascular, and comprises the choroid, the ciliary body, and the iris.
  • Synonyms

    *uveal coat *uveal layer *uveal tract *vascular tunic

    Derived terms

    *uveal *uveitis

    uveoparotitis

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia uveoparotitis)
  • A chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea, a symptom of sarcoidosis.