myosis

myosis

[mahy-oh-sis]
noun Medicine/Medical.
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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

myosis (maɪˈəʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
a variant spelling of miosis

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myosis my·o·sis (mī-ō'sĭs)
n.
Variant of miosis.

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