choroid plexus

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choroid plexus

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(Anatomy) a multilobed vascular membrane, projecting into the cerebral ventricles, that secretes cerebrospinal fluid
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Noun1.choroid plexus - a vascular plexus of the cerebral ventricles that regulate intraventricular pressure
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
arteria choroidea, choroidal artery - an artery that supplies the choroid plexus
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It should be pointed out, however, that TTR is not entirely specific for choroid plexus neoplasms, since TTR immunoreactivity has been documented in several other neoplasms, retinal pigment epithelium, and hepatocytes.