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Related to chorioid: choroid coat, choroid plexus, choroid


n. & adj.
Variant of choroid.

[Greek khorioeidēs, like an afterbirth; see choroid.]
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Smaller arteries penetrate the brain and merge with specialized networks of capillaries (chorioid plexus), which line the ventricles.
He explained that choroid plexus cysts (GPOs) are common findings on ultrasound, easy to identify within the fetal cranium due to the echogenicity of the chorioid plexus.
There was no significant association between chromosomal abnormalities and, chorioid plexus cysts, renal abnormalities other than pyelectasis, echogenic cardiac foci, a single umbilical artery, polyhydramnios, extremity abnormalities, short femurs, or an abnormal biparietal diameter to femur length ratio.