argyll robertson pupil
Argyll Robertson pupil Ar·gyll Rob·ert·son pupil (är-gīl’ rŏb’ərt-sən)
A pupil that contracts or expands to accommodate changes in focal length but does not respond to light.
- Argyll and bute
noun a council area in W Scotland on the Atlantic Ocean: in 1975 the historical counties of Argyllshire and Bute became part of Strathclyde region; in 1996 they were reinstated as a single unitary authority. Argyll and Bute is mountainous and includes the islands of Bute, Mull, Islay, and Jura. Administrative centre: Lochgilphead. Pop: 91 […]
a historic county in W Scotland. Historical Examples He comes from argyllshire, on the west coast of Scotland, and he’s always pure white. The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer He joined the argyllshire Fencibles, and rose to the rank of corporal! Norman Macleod John Wellwood (argyllshire Highlanders): raised in 1794 by the Duke of […]
. Contemporary Examples Before antibiotics, most newborn eyes were treated with an antiseptic, and Barnes pushed Argyrol as the cure of choice. Philadelphia’s Reopened Barnes Foundation Puts Its Masterpieces in a Better Light Blake Gopnik May 17, 2012 Historical Examples Among the different silver preparations on the market, protargol and Argyrol are the best known. […]
a Buddhist who has attained Nirvana through rigorous discipline and ascetic practices. Compare . noun a Buddhist, esp a monk who has achieved enlightenment and at death passes to nirvana Compare Bodhisattva