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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.
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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
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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