miosis

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

Definition of miosis

plural

mioses

play also

myoses

\-ˌsēz\
  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1807


Medical Dictionary

miosis

noun mi·o·sis
variants: also

myosis

\mī-ˈō-səs, mē-\play play

Medical Definition of miosis

plural

mioses

also

myoses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  excessive smallness or contraction of the pupil of the eye

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