interpupillary

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Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ pupillary

Adjective[edit]

interpupillary (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Between the pupils of the eyes.
    • 1884, “The Dynamic State of the Lateral Ocular Muscles in Girls from 5 to 18 years of age”, in Edinburgh Medical Journal, volume 30, page 481:
      In connexion with a somewhat extensive research into the state of refraction, visual acuity, and interpupillary distance in the girls of a school in Heidelberg, Beselin (Arch. f. Augenh., xiv. 2) gives the following results with reference to the dynamic relations of the muscles []
    • 1921 June 1, John A. Spengler, “Advantages of trifocal lenses and reasons why they should be worn”, in American Journal of Ophthalmology[1], volume 4, number 6, page 405:
      I use a Bausch and Lomb Interpupillary Distance Gauge, which will give give[sic] the correct interpupillary distances for distance, intermediate, and close visions.
    • 2001, B. L. Bramfitt, Metallographer's Guide: Practice and Procedures for Irons and Steels[2], page 123:
      The eyepiece tubes are adjusted for the correct interpupillary distance, that is, the distance between the pupils of one's eyes.

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