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con·junc·ti·val

(kon'jŭnk-tī'văl),
Relating to the conjunctiva.

con·junc·ti·val

(kŏn-jŭngk'tī'val)
Relating to the conjunctiva.

conjunctival

pertaining to or emanating from conjunctiva.

congenital conjunctival membrane
partial or complete obstruction of the lacrimal puncta occurs when a conjunctival membrane or flap is present over the opening.
conjunctival flap
surgical movement and fixation of conjunctiva, either bulbar or palpebral, to cover defects in conjunctiva or, more commonly, to cover lacerations or nonhealing, progressive or deep ulcerations of the cornea especially those with desmetoceles. The flaps serve to protect the corneal lesion from eyelid trauma and encourage migration and proliferation of fibroblasts and blood vessels into the area. There are many techniques; some utilize the nictitating membrane.
conjunctival grafts
defects of conjunctiva may be grafted with conjunctiva obtained from elsewhere in the same eye or the opposite eye. Buccal mucosa has also been used for this purpose.
conjunctival granuloma
see nodular fasciitis.
conjunctival sac
the tear-filled space, lined by conjunctiva, between the eyelids and the eyeball.
conjunctival squamous metaplasia
cancer eye. See ocular squamous cell carcinoma.
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14) Clinical signs are epiphora, mucopurulent discharge, blepharospasm, periorbital swelling, development of a caseous plaque of fibrinopurulent exudate under the nictitating membrane, conjunctival hyperemia, and corneal edema.
Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection seen at two hospitals in Kenya.
Lymphocytes (specialised white blood cells), are abundant in the adenoid layer of the conjunctival stroma, and group together to form follicles, whose numbers increase in viral and chlamydial infection and in some allergic responses.
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The typical clinical picture includes palpebral edema, bulbar hyperemia and conjunctival hyperemia accompanying sudden, painful, abundant purulant discharge in the first 2-5 days of life (7,8).
One worker has reported concomitant appearance of orbital CH and venous angioma (10) but none of them has ever reported simultaneous occurrence of orbital and conjunctival CH.
Samples of conjunctival cells were collected at baseline and the end of 3 months of contact lens wear.
Classification of conjunctival melanocytic proliferations, as used by ophthalmologists, is unique to this anatomic location and has been a subject of ongoing debate and critique.
Cultures were also obtained from the conjunctival sac of both eyes using a sterile cotton swab on admission and every seventh day, until the end of sedation.
Richard Hoffman received the 2008 Best of Show award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his video presentation, "Scleral Fixation Without Conjunctival Dissection.
Alternatively, it may be that the agent's antiinflammatory properties improve nasolacrimal drainage, "which in turn reduces conjunctival retention of allergens and mediators," he added.