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Definition of "chorioid" [chorioid]

  • Variant of choroid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chorioid" in a sentence
  • "In the membranes surrounding the ventricles there are intricate networks of fine blood vessels called chorioid plexuses (koh'ree-oid plek'sus-ez; "membrane networks" L)."
  • "His dance became more and more chorioid as he jerked and twitched and twisted to the thumping bass of the song."
  • "_ During the acute attack, the vitreous may become slightly turbid by transudation of serum from the vessel of the ciliary body and the chorioid and may become filled with fibrin."