miosis

noun mi·o·sis \ mī-ˈō-səs , mē- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of miosis

plural mioses also myoses play \-ˌsēz\
: excessive smallness or contraction of the pupil of the eye

Origin and Etymology of miosis

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


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miosis

noun mi·o·sis
variants: also myosis play \mī-ˈō-səs, mē-\

medical Definition of miosis

plural mioses also myoses play \-ˌsēz\
: excessive smallness or contraction of the pupil of the eye

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