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cycloplegia

[ sahy-kluh-plee-jee-uh, -juh, sik-luh- ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌsɪk lə- /
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noun Pathology.
paralysis of the intraocular muscles.
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Origin of cycloplegia

First recorded in 1900–05; cyclo- + -plegia

OTHER WORDS FROM cycloplegia

cy·clo·ple·gic, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cycloplegia

cycloplegia
/ (ˌsaɪkləʊˈpliːdʒɪə, ˌsɪk-) /

noun
paralysis of the muscles that adjust the shape of the lens of the eye, resulting in loss of ability to focus

Derived forms of cycloplegia

cycloplegic, adjective
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