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Pupillary

pupillary

1. Of or pertaining to a pupil or ward.

2. (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye.

Origin: L. Pupillaris: cf. F.pupillaire. See Pupil.


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Re: reflex

... the tests help to isolate a particular nervous pathway for a specific problem. That's why the test are performed! For instance, testing the pupillary response (eyes become contracted when light hit them) isolates the problem to a specific part of the midbrain in the Westphal-Edinger nucleus ...

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by kiekyon
Sun Apr 23, 2006 9:20 am
 
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