noun, plural con·junc·ti·vas, con·junc·ti·vae [kon-juhngk-tahy-vee] /ˌkɒn dʒʌŋkˈtaɪ vi/. Anatomy.
Origin of conjunctiva
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Historical Examples of conjunctiva
He was jaundiced, the conjunctiva yellow, and the lips blue.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The conjunctiva is then brought together with a fine silk suture.
In this way as much of the conjunctiva is gone over as is necessary.
The conjunctiva and outer canthus are then united with sutures.
A weak solution cautiously applied to the eyelid or conjunctiva, produces dilation of the pupil lasting for several hours.
noun plural -vas or -vae (-viː)
Word Origin for conjunctiva
1540s, medical Latin, short for membrana conjunctiva "conjunctive membrane" (see conjunctive).