conjunctiva

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conjunctiva   (kŏn'jŭngk-tī'və)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural conjunctivas or conjunctivae (kŏn'jŭngk-tī'vē)
The mucous membrane that lines the inside of the eyelid and covers the surface of the eyeball.
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