What is another word for miotic?

5 synonyms found


[ mɪˈɒtɪk], [ mɪˈɒtɪk], [ m_ɪ__ˈɒ_t_ɪ_k]

Miotic refers to substances or drugs that cause constriction of the pupil of the eye. There are several synonyms for miotic, including miosis-inducing, pupillar constricting, or pupil-narrowing. Other terms that are sometimes used interchangeably with miotic include myotic and mydriatic antagonist. Myotic and miotic are similar terms, but they imply somewhat different mechanisms of action. Observing the pupil response(If the pupil gets smaller) helps diagnose certain conditions, such as glaucoma and Horner syndrome. Miotics are used as a treatment for conditions such as glaucoma, uveitis, and iritis, where a decrease of intraocular pressure is required.

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How to use "Miotic" in context?

Miotic relates to the brain and spinal cord. It is a term used to describe a neurological disorder in which nerve impulses are not transmitted adequately between the brain and the spinal cord. Symptoms may include difficulty walking, limited muscle movement, and paralysis. Miotic is also the term used to describe a neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by impaired nerve conduction.

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