Definition of pupillary in English:

pupillary

adjective

  • See pupil

    • ‘He made several noteworthy contributions in medicine, including work on typhoid fever, aortic aneurysm, hysteria, pupillary abnormalities in neurosyphilis, and vertigo.’
    • ‘She had pendular nystagmus, but pupillary and fundus examination showed nothing abnormal.’
    • ‘The cornea, the pupillary opening within the iris, the lens, and the aqueous and vitreous humor combine to form the refractive media of the eye.’
    • ‘A stimulant action on the parasympathetic portion of the oculomotor nucleus (third cranial nerve) is responsible for pupillary miosis.’
    • ‘If light reflex is diminished in one eye, a swinging flashlight test may discriminate between an afferent (retina or optic nerve) lesion and an efferent (third nerve or pupillary muscle) lesion.’

Pronunciation

pupillary

/pjuːˈpɪləri/