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pupillary

1

[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to a pupil or student.


pupillary

2

[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]

adjective

, Anatomy.
  1. pertaining to the pupil of the eye.

pupillary

1

/ ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ /

adjective

  1. of or relating to the pupil of the eye


pupillary

2

/ ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ /

adjective

  1. of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward

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Derived Forms

  • ˌpupilˈlarity, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pupillary1

1605–15; < Latin pūpill ( āris ) ( pupil 1, -ar 1 ) + -ary

Origin of pupillary2

1785–95; < Latin pūpill ( a ) pupil 2 + -ary

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pupillary1

C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil ²

Origin of pupillary2

C17: from pupil 1+ -ary

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Example Sentences

No perception of light, good pupillary reaction, ophthalmoscopic report normal.

Couching is the removal of the lens from the pupillary area by depressing it backwards into the vitreous.

Pterygium should be removed when advancing across the cornea, especially when the pupillary area is becoming involved.

Instantly the eyelids were seen to separate and the pupillary orifice to enlarge.

Without it, the individual still shows the pupillary reflex to light, but has no sensations of sight.

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