palpebral conjunctiva


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the part of the conjunctiva lining the posterior surface of the eyelids and continuous with the bulbar conjunctiva at the conjunctival fornices.

palpebral conjunctiva

palpebral

pertaining to the eyelid.

palpebral conjunctiva
conjunctiva at the back of the eyelid.
palpebral fissure
see palpebral fissure.
medial palpebral ligament
the ligament which connects the medial ends of the tarsi to the orbit.
palpebral nerve
a branch of the auriculopalpebral nerve which serves the muscles of the eyelid (see Table 14).
palpebral reflex
the eyelids close when the eyelids are touched.
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The incidence of tumors and dermoid growths were more common in bovines and these tumor growths are most commonly seen at palpebral conjunctiva of lower eyelid (Tamilmahan et al.
Diffuse reflectance spectra of the palpebral conjunctiva and its utility as a noninvasive indicator of total hemoglobin.
On physical examination, the lower palpebral conjunctiva of left eye lid was swollen (Fig.
The melanosis can extend to the skin if the lesion involves the palpebral conjunctiva.
The skin covering the right globe was incised approximately 5 mm in length, and the underlying palpebral conjunctiva was sutured over the skin edge in a continuous simple suture pattern with 9-0 Dexon (Davis & Geck, Montreal, QC, Canada) on both newly formed upper and lower eyelids.
Torch light examination revealed a whitish membrane in the lower palpebral conjunctiva.
The palpebral conjunctiva is contiguous with the bulbar conjunctiva, which is adherent to the periphery of the cornea.
We inoculated 1 flock member bilaterally in the palpebral conjunctiva and reintroduced it into its cage.
TARSAL PART: Injection with loss of normal vascular pattern with thickening of conjunctiva, well defined, irregular, elevated lesions in the upper palpebral conjunctiva, flat topped, approximately 1mm size, irregularly spaced suggestive of giant papillary reaction.
The palpebral conjunctiva is firmly attached to the tarsal plate of the lid, while the bulbar conjunctiva has a looser attachment to the underlying sclera, increasing as it approaches the limbus.
The patient was taken to OT and under 4% xylocaine local anaesthesia a small incision was made in the palpebral conjunctiva of left lower lid just at the pointing tip of the swelling.
7,9) This complex series of events lead to the acute signs and symptoms associated with SAC, which are often bilateral and include diffuse conjunctival hyperaemia, chemosis, eyelid swelling, and occasionally papillae on the palpebral conjunctiva (see Figures 1 and 2, page 54).