pupillary

(redirected from pupillary membranectomy)
Also found in: Medical.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pupillary - of or relating to the pupil of the eye
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

pu·pil·la·ry

a. pupilar, rel. a la pupila;
___ reflexreflejo ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012