Recent Examples on the WebThe team also discovered that one of the astronauts developed folds in the choroid, the layer of blood vessels and tissue between the retina and the sclera.
Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, 3 Mar. 2022 The condition, known technically as birdshot chorioretinopathy, causes severe, progressive inflammation of the retina and the choroid, the vascular layer of the eye.
Caren Chesler, Popular Mechanics, 6 Mar. 2019 Nightstar, a gene therapy company based in the U.K., has been undergoing clinical trials to address choroideremia, a mutation in the CHM gene that leads to degeneration of the choroid (Misrok’s vision is affected by choroid damage).
Caren Chesler, Popular Mechanics, 6 Mar. 2019 Behind the retina is a part of the eye called the choroid.
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