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miosis

noun mi·o·sis \mī-ˈō-səs, mē-\

Definition of miosis

plural mi·o·sesplay also my·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  excessive smallness or contraction of the pupil of the eye



Variants of miosis

also my·o·sis \mī-ˈō-səs, mē-\

Origin of miosis

New Latin, from Greek myein to be closed (of the eyes) + New Latin -osis


First Known Use: 1807


Medical Dictionary

miosis

noun mi·o·sis

Medical Definition of miosis

plural mi·o·ses also my·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  excessive smallness or contraction of the pupil of the eye



Variants of miosis

also my·o·sis \mī-ˈō-səs, mē-\play play

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