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interpupillary

[in-ter-pyoo-puh-ler-ee] /ˌɪn tərˈpyu pəˌlɛr i/
adjective, Anatomy.
1.
between the pupils of the eyes:
interpupillary distance.
Origin of interpupillary
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; inter- + pupillary2
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  • (g) The frame shall be constructed with jointed bars for interpupillary adjustment.

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  • (e) This glass shall be constructed with jointed bars for interpupillary adjustment.

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interpupillary in Medicine

interpupillary in·ter·pu·pil·lar·y (ĭn'tər-pyōō'pə-lěr'ē)
adj.
Occurring between the pupils of the eyes, referring especially to the distance between the pupils.

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