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 ___.
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The medial aspect of the temporal lobe is forced downward over the tentorium, compressing the neighboring oculomotor nerve and resulting in ipsilateral pupillary dilatation, which is often followed by oculomotor ophthalmoplegia.
8%) had sluggish pupillary reaction; and a patient (2.
It is now occupied and run by her pupillary successors.
Infants can perceive light as demonstrated by the pupillary reflex because the pupil constricts when light is shined on it, but are slightly farsighted.
Roberto Pineda II, division chief of ophthalmology at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital, reports that some systemic medications can affect visual acuity, color vision, eye movement, or pupillary response.
The five tests are a pupillary eye examination, a 30-second balance and time awareness test, walk and turn, a one-leg stand and finger to nose exercises.
The vets work in the light and the dark, as they measure the pupillary light reflexes.
When luminance was adequately controlled, however, task-evoked pupillary responses were shown to reflect information processing demands within capacity limits (Backs & Walrath, 1992; Beatty, 1982).
In 1994, Scinto and colleagues [1] proposed that the pupillary response to a very dilute solution of tropicamide, a cholinergic antagonist, might be such a test.
Consequently, pupillary enlargement is the main avenue to improved light collection.