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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1 in Scots law, a boy under 14 and a girl under 12, a distinction now largely superceded by the age of majority at 18.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.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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CONCLUSION: Tonic pupil may occur due to local or systemic causes.
Topical pilocarpine 0.1% can be used to differentiate Adie's tonic pupil from third nerve palsy.
DISCUSSION: Massey in 1981 noted the possible link between migraine and tonic pupil. He studied 22 patients with tonic pupil and identified the personal and family history of migraine in eight and nine of them respectively.
Aberranr regeneration and the tonic pupil. In: Glaset JS, ed.