Definition of suprachoroidea in English:

suprachoroidea

(also suprachorioidea)

noun

Anatomy
  • A layer of loose connective tissue containing melanocytes and vascular channels, located between the choroid and sclera of the eye.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Suprachoroidea, use as noun of feminine of scientific Latin suprachoroideus from classical Latin supra + post-classical Latin choroideus, after French sus-choroïdienne.

Pronunciation

suprachoroidea

/ˌsjuːprəkɔːˈrɔɪdɪə//ˌsuːprəkɔːˈrɔɪdɪə//ˌsuːprəkɒˈrɔɪdɪə/