conjunctiva conjunctiva  /ˌkɑn dʒəŋk ˈtaɪ və/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid

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  • How Do You Get Pink Eye?

    If you've seen a case of pink eye — such as the inflamed eyes that NBC sportscaster Bob Costas is sporting during the current Winter Olympics — you know it looks even worse than it sounds. Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, develops when the transparent membrane, or conjunctiva, lining the eyelid and the white part of the eyeball gets inflamed. This has three main causes: an allergic ...
    on February 11, 2014     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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