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Conjunctiva

The conjunctiva is a thin membrane that covers the inner surface of the eyelid and the white part of the eyeball (the sclera).

Inflammation of the conjunctiva is called conjunctivitis. It makes the white of the eye look red.

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Dorland's Online Medical Dictionary. www.dorlands.com/def.jsp?id=100023710. Accessed Sept. 9, 2015.

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Update Date 8/14/2015