pinhole pupil


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pin·hole pu·pil

an extremely constricted pupil.

pinhole pupil

Etymology: ME, pyn + hol + L, pupilla, little girl
a very small pupil, which may be a congenital condition, an effect of the use of miotics, or the result of an inflamed iris.

pin·hole pu·pil

(pin'hōl pyū'pil)
An extremely constricted pupil.

pinhole pupil

A pupil of minute size; one excessively constricted; seen after use of miotics, in opium poisoning, and in certain brain disorders.
See also: pupil