pupil

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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1 in Scots law, a boy under 14 and a girl under 12, a distinction now largely superceded by the age of majority at 18.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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CONCLUSION: Tonic pupil may occur due to local or systemic causes.
A diagnosis of tonic pupil and migraine without aura (using IHC criteria) was established.
The case was diagnosed with bilateral tonic pupil following neurological, radiological and laboratory evaluations.
In this instance, the differential diagnosis is between iris sphincter damage, pharmacologic blockade, Adie's tonic pupil, third cranial nerve palsy, and intermittent unilateral pupillary mydriasis (parasympathetic form).