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Meaning of CONJUNCTIVA

Pronunciation:  `kânjungk'tIvu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a transparent membrane covering the eyeball and under surface of the eyelid
 

CONJUNCTIVA is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: eye, eyelid, lid, mucosa, mucous membrane, oculus, optic, palpebra, peeper, pinguecula, pterygium

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`junc*ti"va\, n. [NL., from L. conjunctivus
connective.] (Anat.)
The mucous membrane which covers the external surface of the
ball of the eye and the inner surface of the lids; the
conjunctival membrane.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and also covers the front part of the eye.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The name for the mucous membrane on the inside of the eyelid.
 

 

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