conjunctiva

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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Adjective[edit]

conjunctīva

  1. nominative feminine singular of conjunctīvus
  2. nominative neuter plural of conjunctīvus
  3. accusative neuter plural of conjunctīvus
  4. vocative feminine singular of conjunctīvus
  5. vocative neuter plural of conjunctīvus

conjunctīvā

  1. ablative feminine singular of conjunctīvus