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pupil

 (P) [pu´pil]
the opening in the center of the iris through which light enters the eye; see also Plate 17.
Adie's pupil tonic pupil.
Argyll Robertson pupil one that is miotic and responds to accommodation effort, but not to light.
fixed pupil a pupil that does not react either to light or on convergence, or in accommodation.
Hutchinson's pupil one that is dilated while the other is not.
tonic pupil a usually unilateral condition of the eye in which the affected pupil is larger than the other, responds to accommodation and convergence in a slow, delayed fashion, and reacts to light only after prolonged exposure to dark or light; see also adie's syndrome. Called also Adie's pupil.

pu·pil (p),

(pyū'pĭl), [TA]
The circular orifice in the center of the iris, through which the light rays enter the eye.
Synonym(s): pupilla [TA]
[L. pupilla]

pupilla

/pu·pil·la/ (pu-pil´ah) [L.] pupil.

pu·pil

(p) (pyū'pil) [TA]
The circular orifice in the center of the iris, through which light rays enter the eye.
Synonym(s): pupilla [TA] .
[L. pupilla]

pupilla

[L.] pupil.
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In Frisa si hanno esiti di ricerca di consapevolezza tramite l'onirismo: "Se fosse in fondo alla sua pupilla, potesse entrarci / come entrano i morti nell'aldila / chiedendo perdono o inchinandosi / al mistero di essere ammessi, / come la luna in volo sottoterra / [.
Kate Harris, in 'The Patronage and Dating of Longleat House MS 24, a Prestige Copy of the Pupilla Oculi Illuminated by the Master of the Troilus Frontispiece', argues that this beautiful and expensively produced manuscript was probably commissioned by Henry, third baron Scrope of Masham, whose arms, now erased, originally appeared in the manuscript.
The volume contains articles by Suzanne Reynolds on the pedagogic use of glosses to classical texts; Kantik Ghosh, on manuscripts of Nicholas Love's The Mirror of the Blessed Life of Jesus and Wycliffite notions of `authority'; Kate Harris, on Longleat House, MS 24, a copy of the Pupilla oculi illustrated by the Master of the Troilus frontispiece; Kathleen L.