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choroid plexus

Syllabification: cho·roid plex·us

Definition of choroid plexus in English:

noun (plural same or plexuses)

A network of blood vessels in each ventricle of the brain. It is derived from the pia mater and produces the cerebrospinal fluid.
Example sentences
  • Protruding into this horn of the lateral ventricle, through the choroid fissure, is the choroid plexus of the temporal horn, lying just lateral to the fimbria of the hippocampus.
  • The ventricles each contain a choroid plexus that secretes cerebrospinal fluid.
  • Intraventricular meningiomas are rare but typically occur around the choroid plexus in the trigone of the lateral ventricles.

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