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cycloplegia

[sahy-kluh-plee-jee-uh, -juh, sik-luh-] /ˌsaɪ kləˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌsɪk lə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
paralysis of the intraocular muscles.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; cyclo- + -plegia
Related forms
cycloplegic, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cycloplegia

cycloplegia

/ˌsaɪkləʊˈpliːdʒɪə; ˌsɪk-/
noun
1.
paralysis of the muscles that adjust the shape of the lens of the eye, resulting in loss of ability to focus
Derived Forms
cycloplegic, adjective
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cycloplegia in Medicine

cycloplegia cy·clo·ple·gia (sī'klə-plē'jə)
n.
Paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eye that results in the loss of visual accommodation.

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