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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.]
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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]
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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]
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choroid

The eyeball’s dark middle layer.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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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Translations
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choroid

[ˈkɔːrɔɪd] n (Anat) → coroide f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cho·roid

n. coroides, membrana situada en el ojo al que nutre con la sangre.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Department of Ophthalmology, Peking University People's Hospital, Key Laboratory of Vision Loss and Restoration, Ministry of Education, Beijing Key Laboratory for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinal and Choroid Diseases, Beijing, China