choriocele

[ kôrē-ə-sēl′ ]

n.

A hernia of the choroid coat of the eye through a defect in the sclera.

Nearby words

  1. chorioangioma,
  2. chorioangiosis,
  3. choriocapillaris,
  4. choriocapillary layer,
  5. choriocarcinoma,
  6. chorioepithelioma,
  7. chorioid,
  8. chorioid-,
  9. chorioido-,
  10. chorioma


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