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Choroid

The choroid is the layer of blood vessels and connective tissue between the sclera (white of the eye) and retina. It is part of the uvea and supplies nutrients to the inner parts of the eye. Inflammation of the choroid is called choroiditis.

References

Yanoff M, Cameron D. Disorders of the visual system. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds.Cecil Medicine

Update Date 4/18/2013