(Holmes-Adie syndrome) an abnormality of the pupils of the eyes, often affecting only one eye. The affected pupil is dilated and reacts slowly to light; the response on convergence accommodation of the eyes is also slow (see tonic pupil). Tendon reflexes may be absent. The condition is almost entirely restricted to women. W. J. Adie; Sir G. M. Holmes (1876–1965), British neurologist
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