Definition of Conjunctival

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the conjunctiva.

Partainyms: Conjunctiva
Derivative terms: Conjunctiva

Definition of Conjunctival

1. a. Joining; connecting.

Definition of Conjunctival

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the conjunctiva. ¹

2. Adjective. Serving to join or connect. ¹

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Definition of Conjunctival

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Conjunctival

1. Relating to the conjunctiva. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conjunctival

conjugative plasmid
conjunctival (current term)
conjunctival arteries
conjunctival cul-de-sac
conjunctival fornix
conjunctival glands
conjunctival layer of bulb
conjunctival layer of eyelids
conjunctival reflex
conjunctival ring
conjunctival sac
conjunctival varix
conjunctival veins
conjunctive adverb

Literary usage of Conjunctival

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of Ophthalmology (1916)
"With the exception of some of the Indian surgeons, who regard a conjunctival flap as an unnecessary nuisance, the great majority of ophthalmic surgeons ..."

2. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat by Burton Alexander Randall, George Edmund DeSchweinitz (1901)
"Anterior conjunctival vessels and the plexus of capillaries surrounding the cornea, ... Temperature of the conjunctival Sac.—This may be measured with a ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1885)
"I propose in this brief paper to make a few remarks of a practical character in reference to the kind of cases, both corneal and conjunctival, in which I ..."

4. Diseases of the Eye: A Practical Treatise for Students of Ophthalmology by George Andreas Berry (1893)
"The conjunctival variety begins as an inflammation of the conjunctiva, ... The ectropion only occurs in cases where the conjunctival inflammation has led to ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1857)
"This is sometimes caused by the contraction ensuing on the cicatrization of a large conjunctival wound. These objections with many others may be entirely ..."

6. Text-book of Diseases of the Eye: For Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Howard Forde Hansell, William Merrick Sweet (1903)
"To examine the superior cul- de-sac and the conjunctival surface of the upper lid, ... conjunctival Congestion.—The normal transparent bulbar conjunctiva ..."

7. A Treatise on surgery by Timothy Holmes (1875)
"Such growths, if they are increasing, or unsightly or inconvenient, may be pinched np and removed by scissors, the resulting conjunctival wound being closed ..."

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