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Descriptor English: Choroid
Descriptor Spanish: Coroides
Descriptor coroides
Entry term(s) capa coriocapilar
capa de Haller
capa de Sattler
Scope note: Membrana delgada, muy vascularizada, que cubre la mayor parte de la región posterior del ojo entre la RETINA y la ESCLERA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Corioide
Descriptor French: Choroïde
Entry term(s): Choriocapillaris
Choroids
Haller Layer
Haller's Layer
Sattler Layer
Sattler's Layer
Tree number(s): A09.371.894.223
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002829
Scope note: The thin, highly vascular membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the RETINA and SCLERA.
Annotation: in the eye: do not confuse with CHOROID PLEXUS (in the brain); inflammation = CHOROIDITIS or CHORIORETINITIS; /blood supply consider also CILIARY ARTERIES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2879
Unique ID: D002829
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Choroid - Preferred
Concept UI M0004346
Scope note The thin, highly vascular membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the RETINA and SCLERA.
Preferred term Choroid
Entry term(s) Choroids
Sattler Layer - Narrower
Concept UI M000647177
Preferred term Sattler Layer
Entry term(s) Sattler's Layer
Haller's Layer - Narrower
Concept UI M000647178
Preferred term Haller's Layer
Entry term(s) Haller Layer
Choriocapillaris - Narrower
Concept UI M000647179
Preferred term Choriocapillaris



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