Seen through the conjunctiva its vessels have a darker, more purplish hue than the superficial ones.
He was jaundiced, the conjunctiva yellow, and the lips blue.
The scleral infiltration causes a firm swelling, often sensitive to touch, over which the conjunctiva is freely movable.
In this way as much of the conjunctiva is gone over as is necessary.
In cases where the strip is torn off entirely, the skin and conjunctiva should be sutured together.
The conjunctiva is then brought together with a fine silk suture.
The speck is removed, but the conjunctiva remains a little tender, and I wink again—still only a spasm.
A weak solution cautiously applied to the eyelid or conjunctiva, produces dilation of the pupil lasting for several hours.
The infection may spread along the nasal duct to the conjunctiva.
Occasionally the conjunctiva is much less sensitive than usual.
conjunctiva con·junc·ti·va (kŏn'jŭngk-tī'və)
n. pl. con·junc·ti·vas or con·junc·ti·vae (-vē)
The mucous membrane that lines the inner eyelid and the exposed surface of the eyeball.