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Meaning of CHOROID

Pronunciation:  'kowroyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
 

CHOROID is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: choroid coat
 
 See Also: eye, membrane, oculus, optic, peeper, tissue layer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cho"roid\, a. [gr. ?; ? chorion + ? form.] (Anat.)
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}.

{Choroid plexus} (Anat.), one of the delicate fringelike
   processes, consisting almost entirely of blood vessels,
   which project into the ventricles of the brain.

 

 

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