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Synonyms for iris

muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye

diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

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2###Heterochromic irides, Bicolor iris or###Synophrys
Randomised trial of sequential pretreatment for Nd:YAG laser iridotomy In dark irides. Br J Ophthalmol.
Waardenburg-Shah syndrome (WS4; MIM277580) is one of the four types of Waardenburg Syndrome that is characterized by the association of pigmentation abnormalities, including depigmented patches of the skin and hair, vivid blue eyes or heterochromia irides, and sensorineural hearing loss along with dystopia canthorum, musculoskeletal abnormalities of the limbs, Hirschsprung disease, or neurological defects (Pingault et al., 2010).
Both these latter species have orange irides. On the other hand, the color pattern of the wing is very similar in P.
In addition, DNA from a cell line (GM12135; Coriell Repository), which has been described as originating from a 19-year-old female with short stature, small hands and feet, brown hair and irides, cleft palate, and development delay was also analyzed by MS-MLPA (32).
(Raynal's Histoire des deux Irides (1770 etc.) will also include China in the first category, and Atlantic Canada in the second!) The prestigious opera-ballet Les Indes galantes (1735) included a section entitled 'Les Incas du Perou', notes Jonathan Mallinson (Lettres d'une Peruvienne, 'Introduction', pp.
(35) Arret de la cour de Parlement, qui condamne un imprime, in-8, ayant pour titre: Histoire philosophique & politique des etablissemens & du commerce des europeens dans les deux Irides, par Guillaume-Thomas Raynal (Paris, 1781).
Although 'Beggar Talk' does record a brief conversation between two vagrants named Irides and Misoponus, most of the dialogue presents the latter's detailed description of how he has radically improved his wealth and dress through skillful practice of alchemical deceit.
Slit lamp biomicroscopy of both eyes showed mild corneal pannuses, hypoplastic irides with small remnant stumps, and visually insignificant cortical cataracts.
(White irides of AHY and ASY birds, dark eyes of HY individuals [see Emslie and others 1990].) None of the ASY specimens possessed a brood patch.