Descriptor in English: Pupil
Descriptor in Spanish: Pupila
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pupila
Descriptor in French: Pupille
Entry term(s): Pupils
Tree number(s): A09.371.060.450.780
Scope note: The aperture in the iris through which light passes.
Annotation: of eye: do not use for STUDENTS; only contraction & dilation of pupil go here: everything else is probably IRIS; /drug eff: consider also MIOTICS & MYDRIATICS; /physiol: consider also MIOSIS (contraction of pupil) & MYDRIASIS (dilation of pupil)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Miotics MeSH
Mydriatics MeSH
Reflex, Pupillary MeSH
DeCS UI: 27782
Descriptor UI: D011680
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Pupil - Preferred
Concept UI M0018161
Scope note The aperture in the iris through which light passes.
Preferred term Pupil
Entry term(s) Pupils

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