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miotic

[mī′äd·ik]
(pharmacology)
Causing miosis.
Any agent that causes miosis.
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to miosis.
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Medical treatment is based on the use of miotic eye drops with or without oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
Carbachol is another miotic that is prescribed in drop form.
ACCC asked Novartis to sell the injectable miotic products used in eye surgery in Australia to the sole competitor for these products in Australia to allay competition worries, the watchdog said.
Classes of drugs examined include SERMs and SERDs, aromatase inhibitors, microtubule binding agents, HER family inhibitors, angiogenesis inhibitors, miotic inhibitors, vaccines and immunomodulators, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, and inhibitors of heat-shock proteins 90 and 27.
Medications used directly in the eye, such as miotic and nonmiotic eye medications, can cause a change in vision.
Pilocarpine is the most common and oldest miotic used to treat glaucoma.
A miotic pupil is a commonly encountered complication in cataract surgery.
8) Miotic pupils have been observed and may be a predictor of severity (9)
It is used as a miotic drug and for atony of gastrointestinal tract, but it is very toxic if inhaled or swallowed (5).
Decisions about whether a woman should start adjuvant therapy should be based on factors such as the patient's age, tumor size, axillary node status, histologic tumor type, grade, miotic rate, and hormone receptor status.
Subfamily Key character Rauvolfioideae Apocynoideae Aestivation of corolla Sinistrorse, rarely Dextrose, rarely valvate in bud dextrorse or sinistrorse Insertion of stamen In upper half of corolla On corolla tube at bases tube but well below of lobes to base of bases of petals tube around ovaries (sometimes of stami- nal feet) Sclerenchymatic guide Absent or present Present rails Anther sacs Tetrasporangiate Tetrasporangiate Miotic division of pol- Simultaneous Simultaneous len mother cells Shape of filament Slender, cylindrical, Slender, cylindrical sometimes inserted sometimes inserted on thickened "foot" on thickened "foot" Staminal feet Fused to sides of corolla Fused to sides of corolla tube tube Pollen when shed Loose, single grains Loose, single grains Anther secreting wall N.
Also, whereas the miotic older pupil can enhance spatial vision by reducing spherical aberration (e.