\kənd͡ʒˈʌktɪvə], \kəndʒˈʌktɪvə], \k_ə_n_dʒ_ˈʌ_k_t_ɪ_v_ə]\
Definitions of CONJUCTIVA
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[Latin] The mucous membrane covering the inner surface of the lids and the eyeball. It consists of the Palpebral c. attached to the lids; the Bulbar (or Ocular) c. covering the anterior surface of the eyeball as far as the cornea (where it terminates in a free edge, the Limbus of the c.); and the loose, flexible Retrotarsal fold connecting the two. C. corneae, see Cornea.
By Alexander Duane
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