- excessive dilatation of the pupil of the eye, as the result of disease, drugs, or the like.
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Mydriasis does not always occur, and when it does, is much less than with cocaine.Merck's 1899 Manual
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Visual acuteness on both sides 5/12, the left slightly better than the right; emmetropia in mydriasis by atropine.Schweigger on Squint
Mydriasis, mi-drī′a-sis, n. morbid dilatation of the pupil of the eye.
At the same time there is a certain amount of mydriasis, but this is less pronounced than that produced by atropine.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition
- abnormal dilation of the pupil of the eye, produced by drugs, coma, etc
Word Origin for mydriasis
- Prolonged abnormal dilation of the pupil of the eye induced by a drug or caused by disease.