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(English) Opening in the vertebrate eye through which light enters; the diameter of the pupil can be varied by contraction of the ciliary body around the iris. (See also: eye, iris, vertebrates)
(French) Ouverture dans l'oeil de vertébré à travers duquel entre la lumière ; le diamètre de la pupille peut être varié par contraction du corps ciliaire autour de l'iris. (See also: eye, iris, vertebrates)
(Portuguese) Abertura pela qual entra a luz nos olhos dos vertebrados; o seu diâmetro pode variar pela acção do corpo ciliar da íris. (See also: eye, iris, vertebrates)

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