noun, plural con·junc·ti·vas, con·junc·ti·vae [kon-juhngk-tahy-vee] /ˌkɒn dʒʌŋkˈtaɪ vi/. Anatomy.
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.
noun plural -vas or -vae (-viː)
Word Origin for conjunctiva
1540s, medical Latin, short for membrana conjunctiva "conjunctive membrane" (see conjunctive).