conjunctiva

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From Late Latin; short for membrana conjunctiva. From 1540s.

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conjunctiva (plural conjunctivas or conjunctivae)

  1. (anatomy) A clear mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and the exposed surface of the eyeball or sclera.

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