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Anatomy Term: optic choroid vascular plexus
XAO ID: 0004176
Synonyms: capillary lamina of choroid, choriocapillaris, choroidal vascular plexus
Definition: "A plexus of capillaries that is located anteromedial to the eye. It is a capillary layer in the choroid. It is in contact with the basal surface of the retinal pigmented epithelium and supplies the photoreceptors with oxygen and nutrients. The fused basement membrane of this capillary layer and the pigmented epithelium is called Bruch's membrane."
Stage Range: NF stage 44 to death
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Parent(s): vascular plexus (is_a) head vasculature (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY