myotic

[mahy-ot-ik]
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adjective, noun


Nearby words

  1. myotatic contraction,
  2. myotatic irritability,
  3. myotatic reflex,
  4. myotenositis,
  5. myotenotomy,
  6. myotome,
  7. myotomy,
  8. myotonia,
  9. myotonia atrophica,
  10. myotonia congenita

miotic

or my·ot·ic

[mahy-ot-ik]

adjective

pertaining to or producing miosis.

noun

a miotic drug.

Origin of miotic

First recorded in 1860–65; mio(sis) + -tic

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Medicine definitions for myotic

miotic

[mī-ŏtĭk]

n.

A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye.

adj.

Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.

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