A structure found in the walls of the ventricles of the brain, consisting of part of the meninges (pia mater in mammals) plus ependyma[cjm]. [ http://isc.temple.edu/neuroanatomy/lab/embryo_new/choroid/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tela_chorioidea https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0471888893 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

definition
  • A structure found in the walls of the ventricles of the brain, consisting of part of the meninges (pia mater in mammals) plus ependyma[cjm].
external definition
  • Portion of tissue that is part of the primitive meninx which forms a fold, roofing a ventricle of the brain and supporting the choroid plexus[ZFA:0000447].
external ontology notes
  • Note that the structure in ZFA may be different
has related synonym
  • tela chorioidea
id
  • UBERON:0005283
structure notes
  • Vascularized tela choroidea is choroid plexus.