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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1 in Scots law, a boy under 14 and a girl under 12, a distinction now largely superceded by the age of majority at 18.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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Evaluation of pupillary reaction to light flash in patients with retinitis pigmentosa.
Eye movement and pupillary response indices of mental workload during visual search of symbolic displays.
In conclusion, our results, in line with those of other investigators, do not confirm Scinto's report of pupillary hypersensitivity to anticholinergic agents in patients with AD; we therefore do not agree that the `eye test' is of use for identifying individuals with AD.
Wake proposed a research experiment that would combine the Pupillary Response test with other indicators.
After slaughter, pupillary reactions were apparent initially but weakened and become progressively less responsive (hour and minutes): 1, 0.
The pupillary reflex is very simpleminded, but it seems rather important to show that a transplant can relay a bit of specific, simple-minded behavior,' Lund told SCIENCE NEWS.
The NeurOptics NPi([TM])-100 Pupillometer was used to obtain pupillary measurements during 30 cardiopulmonary resuscitations at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.
66% of cases with relative afferent pupillary defect had grade 4 or worse visual acuity.
For the prediction of poor prognosis in comatose patients, appropriate predictors for clinical examination include the presence of myoclonic status epilepticus 24 h after CPR, absent pupillary light reflexes 72 h after CPR, and a GCS motor ≤2 score 72 h after CPR (Recommendation Level A, Evidence Class I).
The lens edges and long, weak zonules were clearly visible on slit-lamp examination after pupillary dilation (Figure 2a, 2b).
Pupillary light reflex (PLR) and pupillary diameter were recorded in a darkened room at the following time points: 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140, 160, 180, 200, 220, 240, 300, and 360 minutes, and 24 hours.