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miotic

[mahy-ot-ik] /maɪˈɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or producing miosis.
noun
2.
a miotic drug.
Also, myotic.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; mio(sis) + -tic
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Examples for miotic
  • In organophosphate nerve agent poisoning pupils are miotic and copious secretions are present.
miotic in Medicine

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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