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pupillary

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[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i /
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adjective
of or relating to a pupil or student.
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Origin of pupillary

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

Other definitions for pupillary (2 of 2)

pupillary2
[ pyoo-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i /

adjective Anatomy.
pertaining to the pupil of the eye.

Origin of pupillary

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1785–95; <Latin pūpill(a) pupil2 + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for pupillary (1 of 2)

pupillary1

pupilary

/ (ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward

Derived forms of pupillary

pupillarity or pupilarity, noun

Word Origin for pupillary

C17: from pupil 1 + -ary

British Dictionary definitions for pupillary (2 of 2)

pupillary2

pupilary

/ (ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to the pupil of the eye

Word Origin for pupillary

C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil ²
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Medical definitions for pupillary

pupillary
[ pyōōpə-lĕr′ē ]

adj.
Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.
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