mydriasis


my·dri·a·sis

noun \mə-ˈdrī-ə-səs\

Definition of MYDRIASIS

:  excessive or prolonged dilatation of the pupil of the eye
myd·ri·at·ic \ˌmi-drē-ˈa-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin of MYDRIASIS

Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: circa 1775

my·dri·a·sis

noun \mə-ˈdrī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural my·dri·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of MYDRIASIS

: excessive or prolonged dilation of the pupil of the eye

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: myel-
Previous Word in the Dictionary: mycotoxin
All Words Near: mydriasis

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up mydriasis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).