Definition of Myotic

1. Noun. A drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye).

Exact synonyms: Miotic, Miotic Drug, Myotic Drug
Generic synonyms: Drug



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye. "A miotic drug"
Exact synonyms: Miotic
Derivative terms: Miosis, Myosis
Partainyms: Miotic Drug, Myotic Drug

Definition of Myotic

1. a. Producing myosis, or contraction of the pupil of the eye, as opium, calabar bean, etc.

Definition of Myotic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Producing myosis, or contraction of the pupil of the eye. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) An agent that produces myosis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Myotic

1. miotic [n -S] - See also: miotic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myotic

myositis
myositis trichinosa
myositises
myosote
myosotes
myosotis
myosotises
myostatin
myotactic reflex
myotasis
myotatic
myotherapies
myotherapist
myotherapists
myotherapy
myotic (current term)
myotics
myotome
myotomes
myotomic
myotomies
myotomy
myotonia
myotonia atrophica
myotonia congenita
myotonias
myotonic
myotonic dystrophy
myotonic muscular dystrophy
myotoxic

Literary usage of Myotic

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1. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"... is a powerful local anesthetic and a myotic when applied to the conjunctiva. THERAPEUTICS. Strophanthus is undoubtedly a valuable cardiac stimulant, ..."

2. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1892)
"In the myotic treatment of glaucoma, Priestley Smith recommends the combination of cocaine with the myotic, in such proportions (say, about £ per cent, ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1876)
"of the parts concerned in that function, as induced by the moderate but systematic use of the myotic agent, in the belief that the organs thus passively ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1881)
"The myotic action of salts of ... and in the manner that the myotic principle affects only the peripheral terminations of the motores oculi, ..."

5. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"... is a powerful local anesthetic and a myotic when applied to the conjunctiva. THERAPEUTICS. Strophanthus is undoubtedly a valuable cardiac stimulant, ..."

6. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1892)
"In the myotic treatment of glaucoma, Priestley Smith recommends the combination of cocaine with the myotic, in such proportions (say, about £ per cent, ..."

7. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1876)
"of the parts concerned in that function, as induced by the moderate but systematic use of the myotic agent, in the belief that the organs thus passively ..."

8. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1881)
"The myotic action of salts of ... and in the manner that the myotic principle affects only the peripheral terminations of the motores oculi, ..."

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