interpupillary

adjective
in·​ter·​pu·​pil·​lary | \ ˌin-tər-ˈpyü-pə-ˌler-ē How to pronounce interpupillary (audio) \

Definition of interpupillary

: extending between the pupils of the eyes also : extending between the centers of a pair of spectacle lenses interpupillary distance

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Recent Examples on the Web On a related note, during your exam, your doctor may have incorrectly measured your pupillary distance (also known as interpupillary distance, this is the amount of space between your pupils). Patia Braithwaite, SELF, "Here’s Why You Might Get a Headache From New Glasses," 20 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of interpupillary

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Interpupillary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interpupillary. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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interpupillary

adjective
in·​ter·​pu·​pil·​lary | \ ˌint-ər-ˈpyü-pə-ˌler-ē How to pronounce interpupillary (audio) \

Medical Definition of interpupillary

: extending between the pupils of the eyes also : extending between the centers of a pair of spectacle lenses interpupillary distance

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