chorioid

chorioid

[kawr-ee-oid, kohr-]
adjective, noun Anatomy.
Also, chorioidal.


Origin:
< Greek chorioeidḗs. See chori-, -oid

subchorioid, adjective
subchorioidal, adjective
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choroid or chorioid (ˈkɔːrɔɪd, ˈkɔːrɪˌɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  resembling the chorion, esp in being vascular
 
n
2.  the brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina
 
[C18: from Greek khoroeidēs, erroneously for khorioeidēs, from chorion]
 
chorioid or chorioid
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from Greek khoroeidēs, erroneously for khorioeidēs, from chorion]

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