pupillary

1
[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i /
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adjective

of or relating to a pupil or student.

Nearby words

  1. pupfish,
  2. pupil,
  3. pupilage,
  4. pupillage,
  5. pupillarity,
  6. pupillary distance,
  7. pupillary membrane,
  8. pupillary reflex,
  9. pupillary zone,
  10. pupillary-skin reflex

Origin of pupillary

1
1605–15; < Latin pūpill(āris) (see pupil1, -ar1) + -ary

pupillary

2
[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i /

adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to the pupil of the eye.

Origin of pupillary

2
1785–95; < Latin pūpill(a) pupil2 + -ary

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British Dictionary definitions for pupillary

pupillary

1

pupilary

/ (ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
Derived Formspupillarity or pupilarity, noun

Word Origin for pupillary

C17: from pupil 1 + -ary

adjective

of or relating to the pupil of the eye

Word Origin for pupillary

C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil ²

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Medicine definitions for pupillary

pupillary

[ pyōōpə-lĕr′ē ]

adj.

Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.

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