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1 in Scots law, a boy under 14 and a girl under 12, a distinction now largely superceded by the age of majority at 18.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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1% can be used to differentiate Adie's tonic pupil from third nerve palsy.
Medical causes of a tonic pupil and light-near dissociation include diabetes (especially after extensive laser pan-retinal photocoagulation), amyloidosis, alcoholism and myotonic dystrophy.