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Postby bbeeton » Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:45 pm

This morning, reviewing the topics in a notice from a science journal, I noticed the heading "Pupil reaction". Hmmm. I wonder what was the topic of the questionnaire? Oh! Not that at all!

What is the connection between the light-reactive opening of an eyeball and a student at an elementary school?

The latter sense occurs in the text of some entries here, but never the first sense, and neither as a topic.

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Re: pupil

Postby Slava » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:17 am

Much to my wonder, they are related.

I also found the term for the quality of being the class clown: pupillarity. :D Not really.
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