- the mucous membrane that lines the exposed portion of the eyeball and inner surface of the eyelids.
Origin of conjunctiva
Examples from the Web for conjunctival
Historical Examples of conjunctival
The conjunctival flap is now replaced and a bandage applied.Glaucoma
They arise (Remak, Klliker) as solid ingrowths of the conjunctival epithelium.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Dilatation of the conjunctival vessels was observed in thirty-four cases.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it
Francis E. Anstie
Conjunctival diphtheria may or may not be associated with diphtheria of the throat.
At first dryness, then watery discharges, finally involving the frontal sinuses and the conjunctival membrane.
- the delicate mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
Word Origin for conjunctiva
Word Origin and History for conjunctival
1540s, medical Latin, short for membrana conjunctiva "conjunctive membrane" (see conjunctive).
- Relating to the conjunctiva.
- The mucous membrane that lines the inner eyelid and the exposed surface of the eyeball.
- The mucous membrane that lines the inside of the eyelid and covers the surface of the eyeball.