LAMINA BASALIS CHOROIDEAE
\lˈamɪnə basˈɑːliz kˈɔːɹɔ͡ɪdˌiː], \lˈamɪnə basˈɑːliz kˈɔːɹɔɪdˌiː], \l_ˈa_m_ɪ_n_ə b_a_s_ˈɑː_l_i_z k_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɔɪ_d_ˌiː]\
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The membrane, also called the lamina basalis choroideae, that acts as a support structure on the inner side of the choroid (the vascular sheet that supplies the retinal pigment epithelium and the outer portion of the sensory retina adjacent to it). It is 7 microns thick and is composed of the basement membranes of the choriocapillaris endothelium and the retinal pigment epithelium. The membrane stops at the optic nerve, as does the retinal pigment epithelium.
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