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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Axial DWI shows restricted diffusion in bilateral choroid plexuses (>left) with dilatation of all the ventricles.
At 11 to 14 postmenstrual weeks, the US image of the brain is dominated by the two relatively prominent lateral ventricles, which are filled with the choroid plexuses (FIGORE 3, page 41).

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