miotic

[mahy-ot-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or producing miosis.
noun
2.
a miotic drug.
Also, myotic.


Origin:
1860–65; mio(sis) + -tic

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miosis or myosis (maɪˈəʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye, as in response to drugs
2.  a variant spelling of meiosis
 
[C20: from Greek muein to shut the eyes + -osis]
 
myosis or myosis (maɪˈəʊsɪs, -siːz)
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek muein to shut the eyes + -osis]
 
miotic or myosis
 
adj, —n
 
myotic or myosis
 
adj, —n

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miotic mi·ot·ic (mī-ŏt'ĭk)
n.
A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye. adj.
Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.

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In organophosphate nerve agent poisoning pupils are miotic and copious secretions are present.
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