- pertaining to or producing mydriasis.
- a mydriatic drug.
Origin of mydriatic
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Examples from the Web for mydriatic
They are all, like atropine, mydriatic alkaloids, so-called from the effect on the eye.
It is not necessary to use any mydriatic or myotic for the eye which has been operated upon.
Of all the dangers to be met with in superstitious countries, these mydriatic alkaloids are among the worst.
If a case of iritis be left to itself or treated without the use of a mydriatic, posterior synechiae almost invariably form.
- relating to or causing mydriasis
- a mydriatic drug
- Causing dilation of the pupils.
- A mydriatic drug.
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