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Choroid of the eye

Choroid of the eye

Overview

The choroid is the middle layer of the eye that contains blood vessels and connective tissue that supplies nutrients to the inner portion of the eye.

Review Date 5/14/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.