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- adj. Of or relating to the conjunctiva.
- adj. Serving to join or connect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Joining; connecting.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the conjunctiva.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the conjunctiva.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the conjunctiva
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People are also sensitive to light and will have redness to heir eyes called conjunctival suffusion (which is similar to conjunctivitis).
There have also been reports of conjunctival hyperemia, or redness in the eyes.
That, maybe, a drop of the solution had come onto my fingertips and, when I rubbed my eyes, it got into the conjunctival sacs.
The FDA was particularly concerned about these claims, according to the letter, “because patients are highly unlikely to be able to differentiate between eye redness associated with conjunctival hyperemia, allergic reaction, or inflammation without the advice of a healthcare provider.”
Artificial tears can improve the treatment, acting as a barrier at the level of conjunctival mucosa.
One unexpected event was that 2 study participants experienced opthalmologic emergencies - one, a 42 year old psychologist with no history of eye problems experienced a retinal detachment and required emergency surgery and a 40 year old nurse for the first time in her life had a conjunctival hemorrhage.
Another volunteer had conjunctival bleeding and others complained of being poisoned.
The wound itself showed as a tiny scarlet spot on the sclera, a small conjunctival bleb above it.
Two of them now had fever in the continued form, and became jaundiced, the whites or conjunctival membrane of their eyes becoming as yellow as saffron; and a third suffered from an attack of mania.
This gush will stimulate active blood circulation in the skin surrounding the eye, the conjunctival tissue the mucous membrane covering the eyeball, and the interior part of the eye.