pupil

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absence of the pupil in an eye acorea
one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC) Aristotle
poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides atropine
pupil who lives at school during term time boarder
surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat glaucoma iridotomy
muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye iris
process of adjusting the eyes to relatively high levels of illumination; the pupil constricts and the cones system is operative light adaptation
reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller light reflex , miosis , myosis , pupillary reflex
excessive contraction of the pupil miosis
drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye) miotic , miotic drug , myotic , myotic drug
drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations mydriatic , mydriatic drug
former male pupil of a school old boy
ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC) Plato
pupil absent from school without permission truant
pupil and tutor relationship tutelage
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