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Descriptor English: Reflex, Pupillary
Descriptor Spanish: Reflejo Pupilar
Descriptor Portuguese: Reflexo Pupilar
Descriptor French: Réflexe pupillaire
Entry term(s): Pupillary Reflex
Tree number(s): E01.370.376.550.650.690
E01.370.600.550.650.690
G11.561.731.705
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012025
Scope note: Constriction of the pupil in response to light stimulation of the retina. It refers also to any reflex involving the iris, with resultant alteration of the diameter of the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Annotation: contraction of pupil on exposure to light
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Pupil (1966-1969)
Reflex (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(70)
Related: Adie Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 12446
Unique ID: D012025
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/22
Reflex, Pupillary - Preferred
Concept UI M0018695
Scope note Constriction of the pupil in response to light stimulation of the retina. It refers also to any reflex involving the iris, with resultant alteration of the diameter of the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Preferred term Reflex, Pupillary
Entry term(s) Pupillary Reflex



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