choroid

Middle layer of the vertebrate eye, between retina and sclera. Well vascularized and also pigmented to throw light back onto the retina (the tapetum is an irridescent layer in the choroid of some eyes). Not to be confused with the choroid plexus, a highly vascularized region of the roof of the ventricles of the vertebrate brain that secretes cerebrospinal fluid. ...

choroid

a collection of blood vessels in the rear of the eye which feed the retinal sensory layer with nutrients and oxygen

choroid

[n] - a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
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Choroid

One of the layers lining the eyeball. This layer contains lots of pigment to stop light coming into the eye from being reflected around the inside of the eyeball and so interfering with your eyesight. The cells that produce this pigment can develop into malignant melanoma in very rare cases.
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Choroid

The thin vascular (major blood vessel) layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera that covers the white of the eyeball responsible for supplying blood to the retina
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choroid

The pigmented and vascular coat of the eye
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Choroid

The main part of the vascular coat of the eye which is composed of two main layers, the suprachoroid lamina and the choroid proper.
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Choroid

Choroid: In the eye, a thin vascular layer between the sclera and the retina. The choroid supplies blood to the retina and conducts arteries and nerves to other structures in the eye.
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Choroid

Cho'roid adjective [ gr. ...; ... chorion + ... form.] (Anat.) resembling the chorion; as, the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain, and the choroid coat of the eyeball. -- noun The choroid coat of the eye. See Eye . Choroid plexus
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choroid

<anatomy> Middle layer of the vertebrate eye, between retina and sclera. ... Well vascularised and also pigmented to throw light back onto the retina (the tapetum is an irridescent layer in the choroid of some eyes). Not to be confused with the choroid plexus, a highly vascularised region of the roof of the ventricles of the vertebrate brain ...
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choroid

choroid coat noun a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
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choroid

(kor´oid) the middle, vascular coat of the eye, between the sclera and the retina. adj., choroid´al., adj. It contains an abundant supply of blood vessels and a large amount of brown pigment that serves to reduce reflection or diffusion of light when it falls on the retina. Adequate nutrition of the eye is depe...
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Choroid

• (a.) resembling the chorion; as, the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain, and the choroid coat of the eyeball. • (n.) The choroid coat of the eye. See Eye.
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choroid

(from the article `photoreception`) ...slit. Many nocturnal vertebrates also show eyeshine (e.g., the glow of a cat`s eyes reflecting light at night). Eyeshine, which is caused by a ...
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choroid

The three main layers of the vertebrate eye: retina, choroid, and sclera. Image credit: University of Texas Medical Branch A layer in the vertebrate eye, which lies immediately outside the retina, between the retina and the sclera. The choroid contains blood vessels, which carry nourishment to ...
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choroid

Type: Term Pronunciation: kor′oyd Definitions: 1. Portion of the middle or vascular layer of the eyeball lying between the pigment epithelium and the sclera and posterior to the other parts of the vascular layer, the ciliary body, and iris. Synonyms: choroidea
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CHOROID

Thin, pigmented middle layer of the eye containing nerves and blood vessels; it supplies blood to the retina.
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CHOROID

The vascular membrane between the sclera and the retina of the eye, that extends from the ora serrata to the optic nerve.
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choroid

adjective, Greek chorion = skin and eidos = shape or form, hence, like a membrane.
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choroid

(kor;oid) The vascular, pigmented middle layer of the wall of the eye.
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choroid

(kor;oid) The vascular, pigmented middle layer of the wall of the eye.
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choroid

A thin layer of tissue that is part of the middle layer of the wall of the eye, between the sclera (white outer layer of the eye) and the retina (the inner layer of nerve tissue at the back of the eye). The choriod is filled with blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to the eye.
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Choroid

The choroid, also known as the choroidea or choroid coat, is the vascular layer of the eye, containing connective tissue, and lying between the retina and the sclera. The human choroid is thickest at the far extreme rear of the eye (at 0.2 mm), while in the outlying areas it narrows to 0.1 mm. The choroid provides oxygen and nourishment to the out...
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choroid

(KOR-oyd) Vascular (major blood vessel) layer of the eye lying between the retina and the sclera Provides nourishment to outer layers of the retina
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choroid

The posterior uvea lying between the sclera and retina, and joining the ciliary body anteriorly. The choroid provides nutrition to the outer layers of the retina and contains the tapetum.
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