conjunctiva

noun con·junc·ti·va \ ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-və , kən- \

Definition of conjunctiva

plural conjunctivas or conjunctivae play \ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-(ˌ)vē, kən-\
:the mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and is continued over the forepart of the eyeball — see eye illustration

conjunctival

play \ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-vəl, kən-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of conjunctiva

New Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of conjunctivus conjoining, from Latin conjunctus


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conjunctiva

noun con·junc·ti·va \ ˌkän-ˌjəŋ(k)-ˈtī-və, kən- \

medical Definition of conjunctiva

plural conjunctivas or conjunctivae play \-(ˌ)vē\
:the mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and is continued over the forepart of the eyeball

conjunctival

play \-vəl\ adjective

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