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mydriatic

[ mid-ree-at-ik ]
/ ˌmɪd riˈæt ɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to or producing mydriasis.

noun

a mydriatic drug.

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Origin of mydriatic

First recorded in 1850–55; mydria(sis) + -tic
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British Dictionary definitions for mydriatic

mydriatic
/ (ˌmɪdrɪˈætɪk) /

adjective

relating to or causing mydriasis

noun

a mydriatic drug
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Medical definitions for mydriatic

mydriatic
[ mĭd′rē-ătĭk ]

adj.

Causing dilation of the pupils.

n.

A mydriatic drug.
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