ARGYLL ROBERTSON PUPIL

a pupil that does not respond to light and reacts slowly to drugs that induce pupil contraction, but responds to accommodation within the normal range. It is a sign of several distinct disorders of the central nervous system, such as brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, and neurosyphilis. |Douglas Argyll Robertson (1837-1909), British ophthalmologist]

ARGYLL ROBERTSON PUPIL: "Argyll Robertson Pupil refers to a disorder whereby the pupil does not change size in response to light."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARGYLL ROBERTSON PUPIL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/argyll-robertson-pupil/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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