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English definition of “conjunctiva”


noun [C usually singular]     /ˌkɒn.dʒʌŋkˈtaɪ.və/ US  /ˌkɑːn.dʒəŋk-/ specialized
the transparent layer of mucous membrane that covers the inside of the eyelid and the front surface of the eyeballThe eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
(Definition of conjunctiva noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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