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mi·ot·ic

 (mī-ŏt′ĭk)
n.
A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye.
adj.
Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.

[From miosis.]

mi•ot•ic

or my•ot•ic

(maɪˈɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or producing miosis.
n.
2. a miotic drug.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miotic - a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Adj.1.miotic - of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eyemiotic - of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye; "a miotic drug"
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Miotics and ALPI are extremely useful in keeping the AC angle open [3], but are not applicable here since our diagnosis is disregarded and further uveitis cases are considered for investigation.
Those who are taking miotics and other antiglaucoma medications.
Among the miotics, there are limited human eye data for pilocarpine (Isopto Carpine) and no fetal harm was observed.