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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kawr-oid, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr ɔɪd, ˈkoʊr-/
    • /ˈkɔː.rɔɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-oid, kohr-]
    • /ˈkɔr ɔɪd, ˈkoʊr-/

Definitions of choroid word

  • adjective choroid resembling the chorion, esp in being vascular 3
  • noun choroid the brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina 3
  • adjective choroid designating or of the chorion or certain other vascular membranes 3
  • noun choroid the dark, vascular membrane that forms the middle coat of the eye, between the sclera and the retina 3
  • adjective choroid like the chorion; membranous. 1
  • noun choroid choroid coat. 1

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Origin of choroid

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
1625-35; < Greek choroeidḗs false reading for chorioeidḗs chorioid

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choroid popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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