myosis

/ (maɪˈəʊsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

a variant spelling of miosis

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Example sentences from the Web for myosis

  • Myosis produced by means of solutions of various drugs, a myosis followed by reduction of intra-ocular tension.

    Glaucoma|Various
  • An example of this kind of myosis is the action of muscarine.

  • Examination showed slight atrophy of both optic nerves, Argyll-Robertson pupil, and myosis.

    Fat and Blood|S. Weir Mitchell

Medical definitions for myosis

myosis
[ mī-ōsĭs ]

n.

Variant ofmiosis
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