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choroid plexus


Definition: a vascular proliferation or fringe of the tela choroidea in the third, fourth, and lateral cerebral ventricles; it secretes cerebrospinal fluid, thereby regulating to some degree the intraventricular pressure.

Synonym(s): plexus choroideus, tela vasculosa

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