Bruch's Membrane is the transparent innermost layer of the choroid.
The choroid is the layer of the eyeball located between the retina and the sclera (see the sketch of the back of the eyeball below). That the side of the choroid closest to the centre of the eyeball is attached to the retina.
The transparent innermost layer of the choroid that is called the Bruch's Membrane is named after the German anatomist K.W.L. Bruch (1819-84).
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