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[in-ter-pyoo-puh-ler-ee] /ˌɪn tərˈpyu pəˌlɛr i/
adjective, Anatomy
between the pupils of the eyes:
interpupillary distance.
Origin of interpupillary
1905-10; inter- + pupillary2 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for interpupillary
  • Adjust the oculars for interpupillary distance so that when looking with both eyes only one circle of light is seen.
  • Adjust interpupillary distance until the left and right images merge.
  • It can be adjusted according to the interpupillary distance of the observer.
interpupillary in Medicine

interpupillary in·ter·pu·pil·lar·y (ĭn'tər-pyōō'pə-lěr'ē)
Occurring between the pupils of the eyes, referring especially to the distance between the pupils.

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