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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0008520

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12344  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: A blood vessel-containing membrane of the eye that lies between the retina and the sclera.

CDISC Definition: A blood vessel-containing membrane of the eye that lies between the retina and the sclera. (NCI)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A thin layer of tissue that is part of the middle layer of the wall of the eye, between the sclera (white outer layer of the eye) and the retina (the inner layer of nerve tissue at the back of the eye). The choriod is filled with blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to the eye.

MSH Definition: The thin, highly vascular membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the RETINA and SCLERA.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Choroid of eye
choroid of globe
Choroidal structure (body structure)
Choroidal structure
Choroidea des Bulbus
Choroidea
Choroids
CHOROID
EYE, CHOROID

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12344 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN in the eye: do not confuse with CHOROID PLEXUS (in the brain); inflammation = CHOROIDITIS or CHORIORETINITIS; /blood supply consider also CILIARY ARTERIES MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID XM0PA SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Thu Aug 24 10:33:17 PDT 2000 FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Thu Aug 24 10:45:19 PDT 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
ICD-O-3_CODE C69.3 SNOMEDCT_US
LANGUAGE Latin FMA
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 19991103 MSH
MN A09.371.894.223 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C69.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181172003 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM0PA SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A15.2.03.002 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T008234 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Choroïde FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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