Definition of Choroid. Meaning of Choroid. Synonyms of Choroid

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Definition of Choroid

Choroid
Choroid Cho"roid, a. [gr. ?; ? chorion + ? form.] (Anat.) resembling the chorion; as, the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain, and the choroid coat of the eyeball. -- n. The choroid coat of the eye. See Eye. Choroid plexus (Anat.), one of the delicate fringelike processes, consisting almost entirely of blood vessels, which project into the ventricles of the brain.

Meaning of Choroid from wikipedia

- The choroid, also known as the choroidea or choroid coat, is the vascular layer of the eye, containing connective tissues, and lying between the retina...
- The choroid plexus is a plexus of cells that produces the cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain. The choroid plexus consists of modified...
- Choroid plexus papilloma, also known as papilloma of the choroid plexus, is a rare benign neuroepithelial intraventricular WHO grade I lesion found in...
- Choroid plexus cysts (CPCs) are cysts that occur within choroid plexus of the brain. They are the most common type of intraventricular cyst. The brain...
- spinal cord. It is produced by the specialised ependymal cells in the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain, and absorbed in the arachnoid...
- choroid veins are the superior choroid vein and the inferior choroid vein of the lateral ventricle. Both veins drain different parts of the choroid plexus...
- of meningeal pia mater and underlying ependyma that gives rise to the choroid plexus in each of the brain’s four ventricles. Tela is Latin for woven...
- nourishes retinal visual cells, and is firmly attached to the underlying choroid and overlying retinal visual cells. The RPE was known in the 18th and 19th...
- retinal artery occlusion. It describes the appearance of a small circular choroid shape as seen through the fovea centralis. Its appearance is due to a...
- cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is produced. Within each ventricle is a region of choroid plexus, a network of ependymal cells involved in the production of CSF...
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