conjunctiva

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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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AdjectiveEdit

conjūnctīva

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

AdjectiveEdit

conjūnctīvā

  1. ablative feminine singular of conjūnctīvus