choriocapillary layer

choriocapillary layer
lamina choroidocapillaris.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Atrophy — Wasting away or diminution. Muscle atrophy is wasting of muscle, decrease in muscle mass. A nerve can also show atrophy. For example, atrophy of the optic nerve diminishes vision. * * * A wasting of tissues, organs, or the entire body, as from… …   Medical dictionary

  • lamina choroidocapillaris — [TA] choriocapillary layer: the inner layer of the choroid, composed of a single layered network of small capillaries …   Medical dictionary

  • lámina coriocapilar — Eng. Choriocapillary layer Membrana de la coroides formada por una red de capilares muy finos. Coriocapilar. Membrana coriocapilar. Membrana coroidocapilar. Membrana de Ruysch …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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