Meaning of “choroid” in the English Dictionary

"choroid" in British English

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choroidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɔː.rɔɪd/ us /ˈkɔːr.ɔɪd/ specialized

the layer between the retina and the outer white covering of the eye, that contains blood vessels and pigment (= substance giving colour)


uk /ˈkɔː.rɔɪd/ us /ˈkɔːr.ɔɪd/ specialized

resembling the chorion (= the outer membrane of the sac around the developing foetus)

(Definition of “choroid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)