Palpebral conjunctiva
The part of the conjunctiva, a clear membrane, that coats the inside of the eyelids. The palpebral conjunctiva is as opposed to the ocular (or bulbar) conjunctiva, the part of the conjunctiva that covers the outer surface of the eye.

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the portion of the tunica conjunctiva lining the eyelids, appearing red because of its great vascularity. In official terminology called tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum [TA].

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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