Definition of Pupil. Meaning of Pupil. Synonyms of Pupil

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Definition of Pupil

Pupil
Pupil Pu"pil, n. [F. pupille, n. fem., L. pupilla the pupil of the eye, originally dim. of pupa a girl. See Puppet, and cf. Pupil a scholar.] (Anat.) The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris. Pin-hole pupil (Med.), the pupil of the eye when so contracted (as it sometimes is in typhus, or opium poisoning) as to resemble a pin hole. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Pupil from wikipedia

- The pupil is a black hole located in the center of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina. It appears black because light rays entering...
- of the pupil. The term is from Ancient Gr**** μύειν, mūein, "to close the eyes". The opposite condition, mydriasis, is the dilation of the pupil. Anisocoria...
- Apt Pupil (1982) is a novella by Stephen King, originally published in the 1982 novella collection Different Seasons, subtitled "Summer of Corruption"...
- In an optical system, the entrance pupil is the optical image of the physical aperture stop, as 'seen' through the front of the lens system. The corresponding...
- Mydriasis is the dilation of the pupil, usually having a non-physiological cause, or sometimes a physiological pupillary response. Non-physiological causes...
- Apt Pupil is a 1998 American psychological thriller film directed and co-produced by Bryan Singer and written by Brandon Boyce. The film, which stars...
- sign observed during the swinging-flashlight test whereupon the patient's pupils constrict less (therefore appearing to dilate) when a bright light is swung...
- 1050m² (+ 350m² if there is a sixth form) + 6.3m²/pupil place for 11- to 16-year-olds + 7m²/pupil place for post-16s. The external finishes were to be...
- varies the size of the pupil, via the optic and oculomotor cranial nerve. A constriction response (miosis), is the narrowing of the pupil, which may be caused...
- Anisocoria is a condition characterized by an unequal size of the eyes' pupils. Affecting 20% of the po****tion, it can be an entirely harmless condition...
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