miotic

noun
mi·​ot·​ic | \ mī-ˈä-tik How to pronounce miotic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly myotic

Definition of miotic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agent that causes miosis

miotic

adjective
variants: or less commonly myotic

Definition of miotic (Entry 2 of 2)

: relating to or characterized by miosis

First Known Use of miotic

Noun

1864, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Miotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miotic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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miotic

noun
mi·​ot·​ic
variants: also myotic \ -​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce miotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of miotic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an agent that causes miosis

miotic

adjective
variants: also myotic

Medical Definition of miotic (Entry 2 of 2)

: relating to or characterized by miosis

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