- 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 subconjunctival
Historical Examples of subconjunctival
Tenotomy may be performed by the open, or the subconjunctival method.
Intra-orbital bleeding, subconjunctival hæmorrhage with proptosis and ecchymosis of the lids were usually well marked.
There was marked proptosis, subconjunctival ecchymosis, swelling and ecchymosis of the upper lid, and ptosis.
Collapse of globe, proptosis, subconjunctival hæmorrhage, œdema and ecchymosis of lids.
Proptosis, subconjunctival hæmorrhage, ecchymosis of eyelids.
- the delicate mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
Word Origin for conjunctiva
1540s, medical Latin, short for membrana conjunctiva "conjunctive membrane" (see conjunctive).
- 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.