Choroidal



[kawr-oid, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ɔɪd, ˈkoʊr-/ Anatomy

adjective
1.
like the chorion; membranous.
noun
2.
.
/ˈkɔːrɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling the chorion, esp in being vascular
noun
2.
the brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina
adj.

1680s, from Latinized form of Greek khoroeides, a corruption of khorioeides, from khorion (see chorion) + eidos “resemblance” (see -oid).

choroidal cho·roi·dal (kə-roid’l, kô-)
adj.
Of or relating to the choroid.

choroid 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. adj.
Relating to the chorion or corium.
choroid
(kôr’oid’)
Noun The dark-brown vascular coat of the eye between the sclera and the retina.

Adjective

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