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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According to cellular differentiation, number of mitosis and local invasion, choroid plexus neoplasms can be classified as choroid plexus papillomas or carcinomas (KOESTNER et al.
Features such as high mitotic rate, marked necrosis, nuclear atypia and solid growth are considered as malignancy indicators for choroid plexus neoplasms (RIBAS et al.
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.