conjunctival artery

n.

Any of various branches of anterior ciliary arteries supplying the conjunctiva; anterior conjunctival artery.
Any of a series of branches from the tarsal arterial arches supplying the conjunctiva; posterior conjunctival artery.

Nearby words

  1. conjunct,
  2. conjunction,
  3. conjunction-reduction,
  4. conjunctiva,
  5. conjunctival,
  6. conjunctival reflex,
  7. conjunctival ring,
  8. conjunctival sac,
  9. conjunctival test,
  10. conjunctival varix


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