pupillary

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pu·pil 1

 (pyo͞o′pəl)
n.
1. A student under the direct supervision of a teacher or professor.
2. Law A minor under the supervision of a guardian.

[Middle English pupille, orphan, from Old French, from Latin pūpillus, diminutive of pūpus, boy.]

pu′pil·lar·y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

pu·pil 2

 (pyo͞o′pəl)
n.
The apparently black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.

[Middle English, from Old French pupille, from Latin pūpilla, little doll, pupil of the eye (from the tiny image reflected in it); see pupil1.]

pu′pi·lar, pu′pil·lar·y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

pupillary

(ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) or

pupilary

adj
1. (Education) of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
2. (Law) of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
[C17: from pupil1 + -ary]
ˌpupilˈlarity, ˌpupiˈlarity n

pupillary

(ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) or

pupilary

adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the pupil of the eye
[C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil2]

pu•pil•lar•y1

(ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i)

adj.
of a pupil or student.

pu•pil•lar•y2

(ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i)

adj.
of the pupil of the eye.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pupillary - of or relating to the pupil of the eye
Translations

pu·pil·la·ry

a. pupilar, rel. a la pupila;
___ reflexreflejo ___.
References in periodicals archive ?
On preliminary examination, right eye showed both ciliary and conjunctival congestion, iris adhesions, iris holes, prominent Schwalbe's line and a grayish white reflex in pupillary aperture his vision was 20/200.
Left eye showed both ciliary and conjunctival congestion, iris holes, iris adhesions, prominent Schwalbe's line and a white reflex in pupillary aperture his vision in left eye was finger counting close to face; in addition he had ciliary staphyloma and a filtering bleb at 12O clock.
In some species of raptors, and especially in nocturnal birds of prey, pupillary apertures are large enough in a darkened environment to allow a good examination of the fundus without the use of a mydriatic agent.