Suprachoroid
Suprachoroid Su`pra*cho"roid, Suprachoroidal Su`pra*cho*roid"al, a. (Anat.) Situated above the choroid; -- applied to the layer of the choroid coat of the eyeball next to the sclerotic. [1913 Webster]

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  • suprachoroid — On the outer side of the choroid of the eye. * * * su·pra·cho·roid (soo″prə korґoid) superior to or over the choroid …   Medical dictionary

  • suprachoroid — su·pra·choroid …   English syllables

  • suprachoroid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • suprachoroid layer — suprachoroid lamina …   Medical dictionary

  • Suprachoroid lamina — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = lamina suprachorioidea GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1010 Caption = Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 02 DorlandsSuf = 12476786 The choroid consists mainly of a dense… …   Wikipedia

  • suprachoroid lamina — a thin layer of connective tissue on the inner surface of the sclera; in official terminology it is named lamina fusca sclerae or lamina suprachoroidea depending on the point from which it is viewed. See l. fusca sclerae …   Medical dictionary

  • Suprachoroidal — Suprachoroid Su pra*cho roid, Suprachoroidal Su pra*cho*roid al, a. (Anat.) Situated above the choroid; applied to the layer of the choroid coat of the eyeball next to the sclerotic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • suprachoroidea — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷kəˈrȯidēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from lamina suprachoroidea suprachoroid layer : the suprachoroid layer of the eyeball …   Useful english dictionary

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