What is the medical term meaning small growths projecting from the lining of the colon?
Colon polyps are small stalked growths projecting from the lining of the colon. Some can turn into cancer.
What is the medical term meaning inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the stomach and intestines?
What is the medical term meaning mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and covers most of the anterior surface of the eye?
Typically, the word "blepharitis" describes inflammation of the eyelid, including inflammation of the lining of the eyelid. Technically, inflammation of that eyelid could also be called "conjunctivitis," but that word is more often used to describe inflammation of the bulbar conjunctiva, which lines the eyeball, rather than inflammation of the tarsal conjuntiva, which lines the lids. Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucosa lining the eyelids and front of the eyeball.