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anisocoria

[an-ahy-suh-kawr-ee-uh, -kohr-, an-ahy-] /ænˌaɪ səˈkɔr i ə, -ˈkoʊr-, ˌæn aɪ-/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
inequality in the size of the pupils.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; aniso- + Greek kór(ē) pupil + -ia
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  • Subsequent manifestations included deviation of her tongue to the right, anisocoria, and progressive weakness of the left arm.
anisocoria in Medicine

anisocoria an·i·so·co·ri·a (ān-ī'sō-kôr'ē-ə)
n.
Unequal size of the pupils.

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