Pupil FAQs:


Q: Is a pupil a hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil miosis?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil mydriasis?

A: Yes.

Q: Were pupils not diurnal?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil round?

A: Yes, but other species, such as some cats, have vertical slit pupils, goats have horizontally oriented pupils, and some catfish have annular types.

Q: Is a pupil either absorbed by the tissues inside the eye directly?

A: Yes, or absorbed after diffuse reflections within the eye that mostly miss exiting the narrow pupil.

Q: Were pupils nocturnal and also ambush foragers?

A: Yes, and most snakes with circular pupils were diurnal and active foragers.

Q: Is a pupil a hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil the eye's aperture and the iris is the aperture stop?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil either absorbed by the tissues inside the eye directly?

A: Yes, or absorbed after diffuse reflections within the eye that mostly miss exiting the narrow pupil.

Q: Is a pupil a smoothly curving W shape?

A: Yes.

Q: Are pupils that they can exclude light more effectively than a circular pupil?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pupil known as mydriasis and contraction as miosis?

A: Yes.