Definition of Pupils. Meaning of Pupils. Synonyms of Pupils

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Definition of Pupils

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 Pupils from wikipedia

- vertical slit pupils, goats have horizontally oriented pupils, and some catfish have annular types. In optical terms, the anatomical pupil is the eye's...
- 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...
- mydriasis. More generally, mydriasis also refers to the natural dilation of pupils, for instance in low light conditions or under sympathetic stimulation....
- Argyll Robertson pupils (AR pupils) are bilateral small pupils that reduce in size on a near object (i.e., they accommodate), but do not constrict when...
- Eugene (1987). Optics (2nd ed.). Addison Wesley. ISBN 0-201-11609-X. Stops and Pupils in Field Guide to Geometrical Optics Greivenkamp, John E, 2004...
- and for many conventional photographic lenses, the pupils appear the same size and so the pupil magnification is approximately 1. Magnification Photo...
- The pupil function or aperture function describes how a light wave is affected upon transmission through an optical imaging system such as a camera, microscope...
- disadvantaged pupils for support. The think tank Demos published an analysis in January 2015. They claim that, since 2011, for free school meals-eligible pupils, whose...
- The pupil is the variable-sized, black opening in the centre of the iris. Pupil may also refer to: Student Pupillage, a trainee barrister (England and...
- also known as a Marcus Gunn pupil, is a medical sign observed during the swinging-flashlight test whereupon the patient's pupils dilate when a bright light...