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cho·roid

 (kôr′oid′) or cho·ri·oid (kôr′ē-oid′)
n.
The dark-brown vascular coat of the eye between the sclera and the retina. Also called choroid coat, choroid membrane.
adj.
1. Resembling the chorion; membranous.
2. Of or relating to the choroid.

[From Greek khoroeidēs, like an afterbirth, alteration of khorioeidēs : khorion, afterbirth; see chorion + -oeidēs, -oid.]

choroid

(ˈkɔːrɔɪd) or

chorioid

adj
(Anatomy) resembling the chorion, esp in being vascular
n
(Anatomy) the brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina
[C18: from Greek khoroeidēs, erroneously for khorioeidēs, from chorion]

cho•roid

(ˈkɔr ɔɪd, ˈkoʊr-)
adj.
1. Also, cho•roi′dal. like the chorion; membranous.
n.
[1625–35; < Greek choroeidḗs false reading for chorioeidḗs; see chorion, -oid]

choroid

The eyeball’s dark middle layer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choroid - a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclerachoroid - a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera; a dark pigmentation minimizes the scattering of light inside the eye
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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choroid

[ˈkɔːrɔɪd] n (Anat) → coroide f

cho·roid

n. coroides, membrana situada en el ojo al que nutre con la sangre.
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Research presented at the International Myopia Conference (IMC) in Birmingham from the University of Auckland's School of Optometry and Vision Science suggests that using virtual reality (VR) headsets results in a thickening of the choroid.
The patient subsequently underwent surgery with clinical suspicion of choroid plexus papilloma or astrocytoma.
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The thickness of the choroid and sclera did not differ significantly between the sexes or between the right and left eyeballs.
They emerge from the choroid, a tissue layer beneath the retina, in a process called "choroidal neovascularization.
Only 1% to 2% of all brain tumours occur in children under 2 years of age which include primitive neuroectodermal tumour, teratoma, astrocytoma and choroid plexus carcinoma.
9) demonstrated that FFA primarily shows the superficial vascular network of the retina and is inadequate for visualizing the deep capillary layer and the choroid.
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