Relating to the pupil.
- p. light-near dissociation a stronger near pupil response than light response; due to weak pupillomotor input, Argyll Robertson pupil, dorsal midbrain syndrome, or to misdirection of ciliary muscle fibers into the iris sphincter. SYN: light-near dissociation.
- relative afferent p. defect an asymmetry of the pupillomotor input between the two eyes; tested by alternating the light from one eye to the other and comparing the direct light reactions.

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pu·pil·lary also pu·pi·lary 'pyü-pə-.ler-ē adj of or relating to the pupil of the eye

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  • Pupillary — Pu pil*la*ry, a. [L. pupillaris: cf. F. pupillaire. See {Pupil}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a pupil or ward. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pupillary — pupillary1 [pyo͞o′pə ler΄ē] adj. [Fr pupillaire < L pupillaris < pupilla, PUPIL1] of a person who is a pupil pupillary2 [pyo͞o′pə ler΄ē] adj. of the pupil of the eye …   English World dictionary

  • pupillary — adjective see pupil II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pupillary — pupillary1 /pyooh peuh ler ee/, adj. of or pertaining to a pupil or student. [1605 15; < L pupill(aris) (see PUPIL1, AR1) + ARY] pupillary2 /pyooh peuh ler ee/, adj. Anat. pertaining to the pupil of the eye. [1785 95; < L pupill(a) PUPIL2 + ARY]… …   Universalium

  • pupillary — adjective a) Of or pertaining to person below a certain legal age, or to a ward b) Of or pertaining to a student …   Wiktionary

  • pupillary — pu·pil·lar·y || pjuːpɪlÉ™rɪ adj. of or about the pupil (opening in the center of the iris of the eye); of a student, pertaining to a student …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pupillary — pu·pil·lary …   English syllables

  • pupillary — I pu•pil•lar•y [[t]ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i[/t]] adj. edu of a pupil or student II pu•pil•lar•y [[t]ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i[/t]] adj. anat. of the pupil of the eye …   From formal English to slang

  • pupillary — I. /ˈpjupələri/ (say pyoohpuhluhree) adjective relating to a pupil or student. Also, pupilary. {Latin pūpillāris} II. /ˈpjupələri/ (say pyoohpuhluhree) adjective relating to the pupil of the eye. Also, pupilary. {Latin pūpilla pupil2 + ary1} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • pupillary — adjective of or relating to the pupil of the eye • Pertains to noun: ↑pupil • Derivationally related forms: ↑pupil …   Useful english dictionary

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