conjunctival veins


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Noun1.conjunctival veins - veins draining the conjunctiva
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Subconjunctival hemorrhage may be caused by trauma to the eye, fragile conjunctival vessels, or bleeding disorders, and is a hemorrhage of the conjunctival veins (Leibowitz, 2000).