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palpebral conjunctiva


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

Synonym(s): tunica conjunctiva palpebrarumTA, conjunctival layer of eyelids

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