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Meaning of "conjunctiva" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONJUNCTIVA

From New Latin membrāna conjunctīva the conjunctive membrane, from Late Latin conjunctīvusconjunctive.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONJUNCTIVA

conjunctiva  [ˌkɒndʒʌŋkˈtaɪvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONJUNCTIVA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Conjunctiva is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONJUNCTIVA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

conjunctiva

Conjunctiva

The conjunctiva lines the inside of the eyelids and covers the sclera. It is composed of non-keratinized, stratified squamous epithelium with goblet cells, but also stratified columnar epithelium.

Definition of conjunctiva in the English dictionary

The definition of conjunctiva in the dictionary is the delicate mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONJUNCTIVA


arriver
əˈraɪvə
conniver
kəˈnaɪvə
diver
ˈdaɪvə
driver
ˈdraɪvə
fiver
ˈfaɪvə
Godiva
ɡəˈdaɪvə
hiver
ˈhaɪvə
owner-driver
ˈəʊnəˈdraɪvə
reviver
rɪˈvaɪvə
Saiva
ˈsaɪvə
saliva
səˈlaɪvə
screwdriver
ˈskruːˌdraɪvə
shriver
ˈʃraɪvə
skiver
ˈskaɪvə
skydiver
ˈskaɪdaɪvə
stiver
ˈstaɪvə
survivor
səˈvaɪvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONJUNCTIVA

conjugational
conjugationally
conjugative
conjugator
conjunct
conjunction
conjunction-reduction
conjunctional
conjunctionally
conjunctivae
conjunctival
conjunctive
conjunctive eye movement
conjunctively
conjunctiveness
conjunctivitis
conjunctly
conjunctural
conjuncture
conjunto

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONJUNCTIVA

ajiva
copaiva
diva
gingiva
khediva
Khiva
kiva
riva
Shiva
Siva
viva
yeshiva

Synonyms and antonyms of conjunctiva in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «conjunctiva» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONJUNCTIVA

Find out the translation of conjunctiva to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of conjunctiva from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «conjunctiva» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

结膜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conjuntiva
570 millions of speakers

English

conjunctiva
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कंजाक्तिवा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الملتحمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конъюнктивы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conjuntiva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নেত্রবর্ত্মকলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conjonctive
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konjunktiva
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bindehaut
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

結膜
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

결막
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konjungtiva
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiếp hợp mạc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெண்படலத்திற்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेत्रसूत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

konjonktiv
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

congiuntiva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spojówki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кон´юнктиви
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conjunctivă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιπεφυκότα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konjunktiva
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konjunktiva
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

conjunctiva
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of conjunctiva

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONJUNCTIVA»

The term «conjunctiva» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.848 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONJUNCTIVA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «conjunctiva» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «conjunctiva» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about conjunctiva

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONJUNCTIVA»

Discover the use of conjunctiva in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to conjunctiva and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Inflammatory Diseases of the Conjunctivae
Inflammatory Diseases of the Conjunctiva Thanh Hoang-Xuan, M. D. Professeur des Universités–Practicien Hospitalier Head Department of Ophthalmology Christophe Baudouin, M. D. Professeur des Universités–Practicien Hospitalier Head ...
Thanh Hoang-Xuan, 2011
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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery
The veterinarian must first ascertain whether changes in conjunctival appearance reflect disease of ocular surface tissues (eyelids, conjunctiva, or cornea), intraocular disease, or systemic disease. The diagnostic approach to conjunctival  ...
Douglas H. Slatter, 2003
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Cornea and conjunctiva: clinical procedures
1995, 118pp, 65 illustrations, 16 colour plates, Spiralbound
Chris J. Cakanac, Paul C. Ajamian, 1996
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Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva and Tear Film: ...
The conjunctiva is the mucosal surface that extends from the corneoscleral limbus to the eyelid margins and caruncle.H Often overlooked, conjunctival tissue's complex functions are necessary to maintain ocular surface homeostasis.
Edward J. Holland, Mark J. Mannis, W. Barry Lee, 2013
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Eyelid, Conjunctival, and Orbital Tumors: An Atlas and Textbook
General Considerations A lymphoid tumor can occur in the conjunctiva as an isolated condition or it can be a manifestation of systemic lymphoma (1-20). In the authors' clinical series of 1,643 conjunctival tumors, there were 128 lymphoid ...
Jerry A. Shields, Carol L. Shields, 2008
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Clinical Ocular Pharmacology
Disorders of the conjunctiva are one of the leading causes of unscheduled visits to eye care practitioners. A wide range of etiologies for conjunctival disease exists, including infection, inflammation, trauma, degeneration, and neoplasm.
Jimmy D. Bartlett, Siret D. Jaanus, 2008
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Manual of Ocular Diagnosis and Therapy
Deborah Pavan-Langston and Kathryn Colby NORMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY A. Conjunctiva: Anatomy 1 . Gross anatomy. The conjunctiva is a thin, transparent mucous membrane lining the inner surface of the eyelid ( palpehral ...
Deborah Pavan-Langston, 2008
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Strabismus Surgery and its Complications
The bulbar conjunctiva merges with the stroma and epithelium of the cornea. Histologically, the conjunctiva is covered by nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelial cells and has an underlying substantia propria. The bulbar conjunctiva  ...
David K. Coats, Scott E. Olitsky, 2007
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Clinical Contact Lens Practice
Lower-magnification scanning electron microscopic image of the rabbit bulbar conjunctiva. The mosaic of small polygonal cells is frequently punctuated by the round or oval orifices of the goblet cells (arrow). (Magnification 3,000 x.) As noted  ...
Edward S. Bennett, Barry A. Weissman, 2005
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Molecular Pathology of FHV-1 Infection Within Feline Cornea, ...
Feline herpesvirus 1 (FHV-1) is one of the major causes of feline upper respiratory tract and ocular disease.
Susan Jacobi, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONJUNCTIVA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term conjunctiva is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lakers' Brown (eye) to miss two summer league games
... in the eye during practice Monday and, after being examined by a doctor Tuesday, was diagnosed with a small laceration in the conjunctiva. «ESPN, Jul 15»
2
Prevalence of allergic conjunctivitis among basic school children in …
Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) is an inflammation of the conjunctiva due to allergy [1]–[3]. AC ranges from more prevalent non-sight threatening ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
3
TIDI Products Informs about Healthcare Worker Conjunctiva
Infection transmission via conjunctiva is proven and contamination risk is present without a known spray or splash event. Most acute-care ... «PR Web, Jun 15»
4
There is more to 'tears' than meets the eye
The inner layer is made up of mucus which is produced by the white surface of the eye called conjunctiva. Mucus allows the watery layer to ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
5
Sjogren's syndrome involves more than just dry eyes
Insufficient lubrication of the eyes can also lead to bacterial infection of the conjunctiva (the thin membrane that covers the inner surface of the ... «Lamar Ledger, Jun 15»
6
Pinkeye: Early detection and action recommended this summer
... common name for infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), is a contagious disease causing inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva. «Bovine Veterinarian, Jun 15»
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Ask the GP: A closer look at some common eye problems
Dr Nina replies: Conjunctivitis results in the reddening of the white part of the eye (the conjunctiva). The eye may feel itchy, gritty or burning, and ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
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Viral insight: How to prevent eye infections this summer
... (cornea) or the thin, moist membrane line of the outer and inner eyelids (conjunctiva). Although there are no particular reasons for the cause, ... «The Express Tribune, Jun 15»
9
Video microscope to avert life-threatening serious adverse drug …
However, the worm is most obvious when it crosses the conjunctiva of the eye. Because onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis are co-endemic ... «The Pharmaceutical Journal, Jun 15»
10
Your Eyes Need Sun Protection Too
However, prolonged or magnified exposure to UV radiation can cause severe inflammation to the cornea and conjunctiva (the layer lining the ... «Care2.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Conjunctiva [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/conjunctiva>. Jun 2021 ».
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