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1. mydriasis

noun. reflex pupillary dilation as a muscle pulls the iris outward; occurs in response to a decrease in light or certain drugs.

Synonyms

  • inborn reflex
  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • reflex response
  • dilation

Antonyms

  • voluntary

Etymology

  • mydriasis (Latin)
  • μυδρίασις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with mydriasis


1. Noun, singular or mass
See your doctor if you experience dilated pupils that persist in a bright environment and are not using eye drops that cause mydriasis.

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