from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a pupil or ward.
  • Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye.


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  • At the NYFF press screening, mouths were agape, eyes entranced during this sequence – and with good reason, as it's fun, end-of-the-world-movie stuff: the slo-mo planetary crash also evokes a pupilary explosion, making for a macro-micro meditation, as well as a kind of update to

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  • In normal intact sensorium without redirection of associative memory, statistically significant findings will indicate a probability of effective reporting based upon a previous baseline, just as is established with regard to galvanic responses, respirations, pupilary reactions, blood pressure, and pulse, in contemporary "Lie Detection" monitoring.

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  • The case in which the substitution was intended to take place classed it as vulgar, pupilary, or quasi-pupilary: vulgar was the ordinary substitution in which one was named to take, in case the first heir defaulted or died; pupillary, was where an heir was instituted to succeed a child under puberty

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  • For severe concussions Watts said some of the warning signs are a persistent daily headache that occurs weeks after the event and the person could also still be having pupilary changes.

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