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A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye.
Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.

[From miosis.]


or my•ot•ic

(maɪˈɒt ɪk)

1. pertaining to or producing miosis.
2. a miotic drug.
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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4 kb, miotic recombination hot spot locus (Mrhl) is a type of single-axon lncRNA encoded by the nuclear genome and expressed in testes.
It has been suggested that contrast sensitivity is reduced by diffraction with a miotic pupil, and possibly by spheric aberrations with a dilated pupil.
Pupils were nearly uniformly miotic because of ambient light conditions, which precluded any evaluation of the posterior chamber of the eye.
The miotic activity of urethanes derived from the isomeric hydroxybenzyldimethylamines.
Pretest instructions such as avoidance of hair spray or oil after last hair wash and avoidance of miotic or mydriatics 12 h before the test were provided.
This effect would be more pronounced in patients with closed angle glaucoma, and therefore miotic eye drops are recommended in these patients simultaneously with systemic atropine.
Other mechanisms reported to contribute to the development of glaucoma are Schlemm's canal absence and angle closure preceded by miotic therapy [2].
Pilocarpine is the oldest miotic used to treat glaucoma.
1) In all cases previously reported, with the exception of two case ascertained after four miscarriages and another case was diagnosed by infertility, (12,16) while our patient was ascertained after three miscarriages, other cases were referred for Down's syndrome in offspring resulting from miotic recombination in the inverted segment.
Role of hepatic and intestinal cytochrome P450 3A and 2B6 in the metabolism, disposition, and miotic effects of methadone.
5 mm of mydriasis and consequently the instillation of 1% apraclonidine caused reversal of anisocoria, with the miotic OSP pupil becoming larger than the normal pupil.