A network formed by blood vessels and the tela choroidea which secretes CSF into the ventricular spaces. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choroid_plexus https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0471888893 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

definition

A network formed by blood vessels and the tela choroidea which secretes CSF into the ventricular spaces.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b9/Gray708.svg

editor note

TODO - check relationship to ventricle. Check subclass - ZFA says vasculature. Note that FMA:61934 (choroid plexus of cerebral hemisphere) has exact synonym 'choroid plexus' but it is not clear that this belongs here, as the fourth ventricle is not in the cerebral hemisphere

external definition

A tuft of capillaries that project into the ventricles of the brain and secretes cerebral spinal fluid. The choroid plexus is covered by a cuboidal epithelium which maintains the integrity of the blood-brain barrier.[TAO]

Fringe of the tela choroidea of the brain ventricles[MP]

has exact synonym

plexus choroideus

chorioid plexus

has related synonym

ventricular choroid plexus

plexus choroideus

choroid plexus of cerebral hemisphere

id

UBERON:0001886