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Pupil

Descriptions of Pupil

Pupil : opening at the center of the iris of the eye through which light enters.
Source: CRISP

Pupil : The circular opening in the centre of the iris which allows light to pass into the lens of the eye.

Article Excerpts about Pupil

The pupil (black) is an opening in the iris that allows light into the eye.

Summary Information: Pupil

Pupil: The pupil is a specialized structure of the eye. The pupil is easily seen as the black part of center of the eye. The pupil has the ability to get expand or constrict in order to control the amount of light that reaches the retina. This action protects the retina from excessive light and also helps to sharpen vision of near objects or fine tasks, such as reading or needlework.

Light flows through the cornea and the pupil onto the lens before it is projected onto the retina. Conditions that can afflict the pupil include Adie's syndrome, stroke, death, some drugs, increased intracranial pressure, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Pupil

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pupil

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pupil

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