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suprachoroid lamina of sclera


Definition: an exceedingly delicate layer of loose, pigmented connective tissue on the inner surface of the sclera ; recently, the suprachoroid lamina of sclera and the suprachoroid lamina of choroid have been considered as a single suprachoroid layer.

Synonym(s): lamina fusca scleraeTA, brown layer, ectochoroidea, lamina fusca of sclera, membrana fusca, suprachoroid layer of sclera, suprachoroidea

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