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noun Ophthalmology.
a pigmented, highly vascular membrane of the eye that is continuous with the iris and lies between the sclera and the retina, functioning to nourish the retina and absorb scattered light.
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Also called choroid, choroid membrane.

Origin of choroid coat

First recorded in 1735–45
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