- of or relating to a pupil or student.
Origin of pupillary1
- pertaining to the pupil of the eye.
Origin of pupillary2
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Examples from the Web for pupillary
The pupillary reaction to light is not done with malice aforethought, cannot be so done.Psychology
Robert S. Woodworth
They call us "inheritance-chasers," "purloiners of pupillary funds," "starvers of innocent children."Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess
Henry W. Fischer
He will now perceive that the pupillary aperture is illuminated, and, no longer black, shines with a silvery or reddened light.
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.
- of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
C17: from pupil 1 + -ary
- of or relating to the pupil of the eye
C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil ²
- Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.
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