iris pigmented epithelium

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iris pigmented epithelium (plural iris pigmented epithelia)

  1. The black colored layer of the iris, located behind the iris.
    • 2003, Gibbs et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, volume 100, number 11, page 6482
      An incision was made around the ora serrata of each eye, and the anterior cornea, lens, capsule, and associated iris pigmented epithelium were removed.