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pupillary1

[pyoo-puh-ler-ee] /ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a pupil or student.
Origin of pupillary1
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin pūpill(āris) (see pupil1, -ar1) + -ary

pupillary2

[pyoo-puh-ler-ee] /ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i/
adjective, Anatomy.
1.
pertaining to the pupil of the eye.
Origin
1785-95; < Latin pūpill(a) pupil2 + -ary
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pupillary1

/ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
Derived Forms
pupillarity, pupilarity, noun
Word Origin
C17: from pupil1 + -ary

pupillary2

/ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the pupil of the eye
Word Origin
C18: from Latin pūpillapupil²
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pupillary in Medicine

pupillary pu·pil·lar·y (pyōō'pə-lěr'ē)
adj.
Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.

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