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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A transparent membrane covering the eyeball and under surface of the eyelid.

Usage examples (36)
  • The conjunctiva is the mucous membrane of the eye.
  • The conjunctiva is the thin, clear membrane covering the white part of the eye.
  • The inner lining membrane of the eyelids is known as the conjunctiva; it is richly supplied with blood-vessels and nerves.
  • The cornea and conjunctiva are directly exposed to toxicants. for more
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