Translation of conjunctiva in Spanish:


conjuntiva, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑndʒəŋkˈtaɪvə/ /ˌkɒndʒʌŋ(k)ˈtʌɪvə/ /kənˈdʒʌŋ(k)tɪvə/

nounplural conjunctivas, plural conjunctivae

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    conjuntiva feminine
    • Over the sclera lies the conjunctiva, a clear mucous membrane that protects the eye from becoming dry.
    • The remaining chapters include discussions of tumors of the orbit, eyelid, conjunctiva, cornea and sclera, uvea, and optic nerve.
    • Most ocular complications involve the cornea but may also include the conjunctiva, uvea, sclera, retina, and surrounding structures.
    • Eyewear covers the cornea, conjunctiva, and other ocular tissue.
    • This happens as a result of the irritation and widening of the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva.