Saccus conjunctiva



The Latin term for conjunctival sac, a fornix or space between the palpebral and bulbar conjuctiva of the eye, and bound by the conjunctival membrane.


Word origin: conjunctiva: from Medieval Latin (membrāna) coniūnctīva, connective (membrane); saccus: Latin for "bag".

Synonym: conjunctival sac.

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