choroid plexus

noun

a multilobed vascular membrane, projecting into the cerebral ventricles, that secretes cerebrospinal fluid

Nearby words

  1. chorogi,
  2. chorographic,
  3. chorography,
  4. choroid,
  5. choroid coat,
  6. choroid tela of fourth ventricle,
  7. choroid tela of third ventricle,
  8. choroidal,
  9. choroidal artery,
  10. choroidea

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Medicine definitions for choroid plexus

choroid plexus

n.

A vascular proliferation of the cerebral ventricles that serves to regulate intraventricular pressure by secretion or absorption of cerebrospinal fluid.

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