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Relating to the pupil.


Etymology: L, pupilla
pertaining to the pupil.


Relating to the pupil.


pertaining to or emanating from the pupil.

pupillary aperture
the pupil.
pupillary block
an obstruction to the flow of aqueous between the border of the pupil and the anterior capsule of the lens.
pupillary consensual light reflex
constriction of the pupil in the eye opposite to the one receiving an intensified beam of light, and reversal when the light is removed. The reflex is clearcut in humans and dogs but little used in food animals. Presence of the reflex is a guarantee of integrity of the optic pathways.
pupillary constriction
see miosis.
pupillary cyst
see iris cyst.
pupillary dilatation
pupillary light reflex
constriction of a dilated pupil in response to an increase in light intensity and a dilatation of a constricted pupil in response to a decrease in the intensity. Activity of the reflex indicates the efficiency of the retina, the optic and oculomotor nerves and the musculature of the iris.
pupillary membranectomy
a surgical technique for resection of an iridocapsular membrane, formed as a sequela to cataract surgery.
persistent pupillary membrane
nonvascular remnants of the tunica vasculosa lentis may extend across the iris or from the iris to the cornea, often producing a corneal opacity at the site. A common defect in dogs, particularly in Basenjis.
pupillary zone
the portion of iris closest to the pupillary border.
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These remnants are fine strands of pigmented tissue that arise from the collarette iris and attach to another spot on the iris; they may also extend to the pupillary region (BLACKWOOD et al.
17 Mean [+ or -] standard deviation (11-50) (11-22) (minimum - maximum) Iris transillumination near the 23 4 pupillary sphincter Loss of peripupillary ruff 31 10 Peripupillary PEX 22 0 Pigment on the anterior surface 9 1 of iris Concentric transillumination 0 0 defect on iris Pigment accumulation on the 14 3 corneal endothelium PEX flecks on the corneal 6 0 endothelium Findings p Mean IOP (mmHg) Mean [+ or -] standard deviation 0.
One of the limitations of the current study was its retrospective nature with some information often missing from the records, such as pupillary light reaction and zone of injury and associated complications.
The iridectomy breaks down the reverse pupillary block by communicating the AC and PC, after which the iris returns to be flat or regular and departs from the anterior surface of the crystalline lens and zonules, preventing more pigment granules to liberate from the IPE layer of the iris.
Peripheral laser iridotomy was performed to release the pupillary block.
Pupillary light reflex was positive prognostic indicator and three of the four dogs which had positive pupillary regained vision which is in agreement with earlier findings (Miller, 2001).
By the following day, the boy could tolerate oral feedings, had regained muscle tone and strength in his extremities, and had normal pupillary responses.
An analysis of 132 images indicated that many people wear the device near or overlapping their pupillary axis (a line perpendicular to the surface of the cornea, passing through the center of the pupil), which may induce scotomas and interfere with daily function.
There is no published literature in the prehospital setting investigating the association between pupillary findings and outcome following severe TBI.
Digital Measurements - EyeWeb was granted a patent for its System and Methodology for Measuring Pupillary Distance using a Fitting Pad or Calibration Strip in April 2013.
Sweating, pupillary dilatation, and changes in respiratory or heart rate were observed during these events.