lamina choriocapillaris


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capillary lamina of choroid

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the internal or deep portion of the choroidea of the eye, composed of a close capillary network.
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capillary lamina of choroid

A network of capillaries separated from the retina by Bruch's membrane in the choroid, which join the capillaries of the ciliary processes near the ciliary body.
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lamina choriocapillaris

The middle layer of the choroid, containing a dense mesh of capillaries.
Synonym: choriocapillary layer; Ruysch's membrane
See also: lamina
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