HyperDic: conjunctiva

English > 1 sense of the word conjunctiva:
NOUNbodyconjunctivaa transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
conjunctiva > pronunciation
Soundskaa.njhahngktay'vah
RhymesCasanova ... yeshiva: 31 rhymes with vah...
English > conjunctiva: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid.
Part ofeye, oculus, opticThe organ of sight
eyelid, lid, palpebraEither of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open / open the eye
Narrowerbulbar conjunctiva, conjunctival layer of bulb, tunica conjunctiva bulbiThe part of the conjunctiva covering the anterior face of the sclera and the surface epithelium of the cornea
palpebra conjunctiva, conjunctival layer of eyelids, tunica conjunctiva palpebrarumThe part of the conjunctiva lining the posterior surface of the eyelids
pingueculaA slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
pterygiumEither of two thickened triangular layers of conjunctiva extending from the nasal edge of the eye to the cornea
Broadermucous membrane, mucosamucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
Spanishconjuntiva
Catalanconjuntiva
Adjectivesconjunctivalof or relating to the conjunctiva

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