mydriatic


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myd·ri·at·ic

 (mĭd′rē-ăt′ĭk)
adj.
Causing dilatation of the pupils.
n.
A mydriatic drug.

[From mydriasis.]

mydriatic

(ˌmɪdrɪˈætɪk)
adj
(Pathology) relating to or causing mydriasis
n
(Pharmacology) a mydriatic drug

myd•ri•at•ic

(ˌmɪd riˈæt ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or producing mydriasis.
n.
2. a mydriatic drug.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mydriatic - a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Translations

myd·ri·at·ic

a. midriático-a, que causa dilatación de la pupila del ojo.
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Cyclopentolate is a frequently used topical mydriatic and cycloplegic drug by ophthalmologists for diagnosing and preoperatively evaluating the patients.
Gradual obsolescence of mydriatic fundus cameras due to replacement with new technology versatile devices has also been a major driver for the fundus camera market to grow globally.
MESSIDOR The 1200 eye fundus color numerical images of DATABASE the posterior pole for the MESSIDOR database were acquired by 3 ophthalmologic departments using a color video 3CCD camera on a Topcon TRC NW6 non- mydriatic retinograph with a 45 degree field of view.
All participants underwent comprehensive ocular examinations, including measurements of the refractive error, BCVA, axial length (AL) using a coherence interferometry biometric measurement device (IOL Master; Carl Zeiss Meditec, Oberkochen, Germany), slit-lamp biomicroscopy, and mydriatic fundoscopic evaluation.
After biomicroscopic examination of the anterior and posterior segments, mydriatic eye drops were instilled in both eyes.
She was comatose, opened her eyes on rough stimuli, the right pupil was mydriatic with no reaction to the light and accommodation, and there was no adequate verbal response, with flexion of the left side limbs and plegia of the limbs on the right side (GCS 7).
3 The most common cause of un-gradable images on mydriatic fundus camera for retinal screening has been central cataract obstructing retinal screening and subsequent laser application.
Mydriatic pupil observed in the iris which appears to have a normal structure is named congenital mydriasis or familial iridoplegia.
This study demonstrated that rocuronium bromide was an effective mydriatic agent in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots with rapid onset and prolonged duration of action.
The photographs were taken in mydriatic mode in a dimmed light room using a mydriatic Kowa Vx alpha camera (Kowa, Japan).