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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Choroid  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  choroid 
  n  :  a  highly  vascular  membrane  in  the  eye  between  the  retina  and 
  the  sclera  [syn:  {choroid  coat}] 




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