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n. pl. con·junc·ti·vas or con·junc·ti·vae (-vē)
The mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and the exposed surface of the eyeball.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin (membrāna) coniūnctīva, connective (membrane), feminine of Late Latin coniūnctīvus, connective, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin.]

con′junc·ti′val (-vəl) adj.
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Adj.1.conjunctival - of or relating to the conjunctiva


a. conjuntivo-a, rel. a la conjuntiva;
___ diseasesenfermedades de la conjuntiva.


adj conjuntival
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Contract awarded for keratoplasty (kpp) corneal transplant right eye removal mas conjunctival flap (assisted local anesthesia).
Table 1: Bacteria obtained from culturing Samples of canine corneal ulcers Percent Number of dogs Bacteria 28 6 Staphylococcus coagulase + 23 5 Staphylococcus coagulase - 4 1 Pseudomonas 4 1 Streptococcus 4 1 Fungus 37 8 Negative culture 100 22 Total Table 2: Performed Treatment on corneal ulcers in dogs Treatment Number of dogs Percent Ciprofloxacin and amikacin drops 12 54 Conjunctival flap with topical drops 6 28 Eye evisceration in time references 4 18 Total 22 100
simple conjunctival closure (SCC) and rotational conjunctival flap (RCF).