noun, plural con·junc·ti·vas, con·junc·ti·vae [kon-juhngk-tahy-vee] /ˌkɒn dʒʌŋkˈtaɪ vi/. Anatomy.
- conjugation tube,
- conjugative plasmid,
- conjunctival artery,
- conjunctival reflex,
- conjunctival ring,
- conjunctival sac
Origin of conjunctiva
Examples from the Web for subconjunctival
Hmorrhage into the capsule of Tenon, leading to intense proptosis, only occurs when the subconjunctival method is adopted.
Intra-orbital bleeding, subconjunctival hæmorrhage with proptosis and ecchymosis of the lids were usually well marked.
Tenotomy may be performed by the open, or the subconjunctival method.
There was marked proptosis, subconjunctival ecchymosis, swelling and ecchymosis of the upper lid, and ptosis.
Proptosis, subconjunctival hæmorrhage, ecchymosis of eyelids.
noun plural -vas or -vae (-viː)
Word Origin for conjunctiva
1540s, medical Latin, short for membrana conjunctiva "conjunctive membrane" (see conjunctive).