American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a student or ward.
- adj. Of or affecting the pupil of the eye.
- adj. law Of or pertaining to person below a certain legal age, or to a ward
- adj. Of or pertaining to a student
- adj. Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a pupil or ward.
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye.
- adj. of or relating to the pupil of the eye
“None of the patients recovered normal sight, but all of them had at least a 100-fold increase in so-called pupillary light response, meaning the constriction of the pupil when exposed to light.”
“For example, he believes future games will do more than sense motion like the Wii, but also take into account human biometrics like “pupillary dilation and heart rate.””
“They say it's because they measure it for each pair of glasses, but that's rubbish; I can tell from their well-practised line: we don't give out pupillary distances.”
“My Opticians Walker and Campbell refuse to give me the pupillary distance.”
“And for Glasses Direct to put the prisms in, they need my pupillary distance, and they need it exact.”
“Experiments combine EEG with eye tracking, heart rate, breathing rate, skin conductance, and blinking and pupillary responses.”
“A completely unconscious person with a functional visual system can show reflexes like pupillary contraction, and brain activity that corresponds correctly to external stimuli can be recorded in the visual cortex.”
“Retaining brainstem functions, PVS patients exhibit some or all of the following: unassisted respiration and heartbeat; wake and sleep cycles (made possible by an intact ascending reticular activating system, though destruction to the cerebrum precludes consciousness); pupillary reaction to light and eyes movements; and such reflexes as swallowing, gagging, and coughing.”
“The pupillary zoom of the goggles refocused on a quintet of armed guards standing abreast.”
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