ocular melanoma

Pronunciation: (AH-kyoo-ler MEH-luh-NOH-muh)

A rare cancer of melanocytes (cells that produce the pigment melanin) found in the eye. Also called intraocular melanoma.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the eye, showing the outside and inside of the eye including the eyelid, pupil, sclera, iris, cornea, lens, ciliary body, retina, choroid, vitreous humor, and optic nerve. Anatomía del ojo; se muestra el exterior e interior del ojo con el párpado, la pupila, la esclerótica, el iris, la cornea, el lente, el cuerpo ciliar, la coroides, la retina, el humor vítreo y el nervio óptico.2002-12-21 Date last modified: 2007-10-29Intraocular (Uveal) Melanoma TreatmentMelanoma ocular uveal: Tratamiento