conjunctival reflex

n.

Closing of the eyes in response to irritation of the conjunctiva.

Nearby words

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


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