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myotic

[mahy-ot-ik]
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adjective, noun
  1. miotic.

miotic

or my·ot·ic

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

Origin of miotic

First recorded in 1860–65; mio(sis) + -tic
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Historical Examples

  • It is not necessary to use any mydriatic or myotic for the eye which has been operated upon.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

    Various


myotic in Medicine

miotic

(mī-ŏtĭk)
n.
  1. A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye.
adj.
  1. Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.
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