mydriatic drug


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Noun1.mydriatic drug - 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
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Further study is required to investigate the effectiveness of topical mydriatic drugs in pigeons.
Gellat and Willams (1985) suggested treating the surgical defects as sterile corneal ulcer with topical antibiotics and mydriatic drugs. Similar post-operative care was followed in the present study.