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U

Umbraculum
Another name for corpus nigra.
Unilateral

yew-nih-LAT-ah-rahl

Pertaining to or affecting one side of the body.

Uveitis

yu-vee-eye'tiss

The inflammation of the uveal tissues (iris, choroid, ciliary body). Caused by an infectious agent or an autoimmune disorder.

uveitis

The Eye Encyclopedia is a collection of eye care terminology created by practicing optometrists and ophthalmologists. The information provided is not intended to be a substitute for regular medical care or to diagnose or treat any medical condition, and should be used only as a supplemental source of information. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your eye health.