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pupil

1 in Scots law, a boy under 14 and a girl under 12, a distinction now largely superceded by the age of majority at 18.
2 in Scotland, a trainee advocate.

PUPIL, civil law. One who is in his or her minority. Vide. Dig. 1, 7; Id. 26, 7, 1, 2; Code, 6, 30, 18; Dig. 50, 16, 239. One who is in ward or guardianship.

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There are a number of other visual pathways originating from the retina, such as the retinohypothalamic tracts that are important for circadian rhythm and melatonin production, the tracts for pupilary response, and the collicular (retinal-tectal) visual pathways that are involved in the perception of motion (Lanyon et al.