Why do pupils dilate after death?

  1. Nadeeshan301 profile image73
    Nadeeshan301posted 6 years ago

    Why do pupils dilate after death?

  2. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    Pupil contraction is due to muscle control, and once a person dies, there are no more nerve signals telling those muscles to contract (focus).  So, the pupils dilate (open).

 
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