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conjunctival melanoma (s) (noun); melanomas, melanomata (pl)
An uncommon eye cancer that exists in the clear membrane that covers the outer surface of the eye and the inner part of the eyelids: "Conjunctival melanoma, like melanoma of the skin, tends to occur in light-skinned people."

"Features of conjunctival melanoma include fixation of the conjunctiva to the underlying tissue, and increased vascularity and hemorrhage in the conjunctiva."

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