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Conjunctival Diseases

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Previously Indexed: Conjunctiva (1966-1980),Eye Diseases (1966-1980)
Conjunctival Diseases Categories.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Conjunctivitis
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Pterygium - An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Xerophthalmia - Dryness of the eye surfaces caused by deficiency of tears or conjunctival secretions. It may be associated with vitamin A deficiency, trauma, or any condition in which the eyelids do not close completely.

Conjunctival Diseases Medical Definitions and Terms


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