choroid choroid


  • (n) a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera; a dark pigmentation minimizes the scattering of light inside the eye


  1. The inflamed, swollen retina and choroid close up like inflated inner and outer tubes and eventually heal tightly together.
  2. Function of the choroid plexus is to generate the fluid which bathes the outside of the brain and spinal cord.


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    For patients with choroideremia – a rare form of progressive blindness – there are no current treatment options that can help stop their visual degeneration. But now a new innovative procedure may be the key.
    on January 16, 2014     Source: Fox News

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