interpupillary

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

adjective Anatomy.

between the pupils of the eyes: interpupillary distance.

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Origin of interpupillary

First recorded in 1905–10; inter- + pupillary2
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Example sentences 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.

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Medical 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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