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Noun: conjunctiva (conjunctivae,conjunctivas)  ,kón,júngk'tI-vu
  1. A transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid

Derived forms: conjunctivas, conjunctivae

Type of: mucosa, mucous membrane

Part of: eye, eyelid, lid, oculus, optic, palpebra

Encyclopedia: Conjunctiva