interpupillary

[ in-ter-pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈpyu pəˌlɛr i /
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adjective Anatomy.

between the pupils of the eyes: interpupillary distance.

Nearby words

  1. interpretive semantics,
  2. interprovincial,
  3. interproximal,
  4. interproximal space,
  5. interpunction,
  6. interquartile range,
  7. interracial,
  8. interracialism,
  9. interradial,
  10. interradicular alveoloplasty

Origin of interpupillary

First recorded in 1905–10; inter- + pupillary2

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Examples from the Web for interpupillary

  • (g) The frame shall be constructed with jointed bars for interpupillary adjustment.

    Visual Signaling|Signal Corps United States Army
  • (e) This glass shall be constructed with jointed bars for interpupillary adjustment.

    Visual Signaling|Signal Corps United States Army


Medicine definitions for interpupillary

interpupillary

[ ĭn′tər-pyōōpə-lĕr′ē ]

adj.

Occurring between the pupils of the eyes, referring especially to the distance between the pupils.

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