The epithelial component of the choroid plexus. Consists of cuboidal epithelial cells surrounding a core of capillaries and loose connective tissue. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_cjm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choroid_plexus ]

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definition
  • The epithelial component of the choroid plexus. Consists of cuboidal epithelial cells surrounding a core of capillaries and loose connective tissue.
has exact synonym
  • epithelium of choroid plexus
  • choroid plexus epithelial tissue
  • epithelial tissue of choroid plexus
  • epithelial tissue of chorioid plexus of cerebral hemisphere
id
  • UBERON:0003911
structure notes
  • The CP epithelial layer is continuous with the ependymal cell layer that lines the ventricles, but unlike the ependyma, the epithelial layer has tight gap junctions between the cells on the side facing the ventricle (apical surface). These gap junctions prevent the majority of substances from crossing the cell layer into the CSF; thus the CP acts as a blood-CSF barrier

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