pupillary

1
[pyoo-puh-ler-ee]

Origin of pupillary

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

pupillary

2
[pyoo-puh-ler-ee]
adjective Anatomy.
  1. 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

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

Word Origin for pupillary

C17: from pupil 1 + -ary

pupillary

2

pupilary

adjective
  1. of or relating to the pupil of the eye

Word Origin for pupillary

C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil ²
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pupillary in Medicine

pupillary

[pyōōpə-lĕr′ē]
adj.
  1. Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.
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