Conjunctivae


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conjunctiva

 [kon″junk-ti´vah] (pl. conjunc´tivae) (L.)
the delicate membrane lining the eyelids (palpebral conjunctiva) and covering the eyeball (ocular conjunctiva). adj., adj conjuncti´val.

Conjunctivae

The clear membranes that line the inside of the eyelids and cover the white part (sclera) of the eyeballs.
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Similarly pallor absence may be misleading due to race, conjunctivae hue, increased pigmentation with iron, melanin, or bilirubin7- 9.
Immunohistochemical assays for orthopoxviruses demonstrated abundant viral antigens in surface epithelial cells of lesions in conjunctivae and tongue, with lower amounts in adjacent macrophages, fibroblasts, and connective tissues.
All children were examined biannually, and the conjunctivae of a stratified random sample of children were swabbed and later tested for Chlamydia trachomatis DNA.