American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Causing dilatation of the pupils.
- n. A mydriatic drug.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or causing mydriasis.
- n. A drug which causes mydriasis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Causing dilatation of the pupil.
- n. a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
- From mydriasis. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“With one-touch, the operator can automatically switch between mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes, effortlessly utilizing different functions within seconds and performing several concurrent ocular tests.”
“Its clinical uses are primarily as a sedative, and applied locally (directly) as a mydriatic, which causes the pupil of the eye to dilate.”
“D. stramonium seeds contain about 0.2% of mydriatic alkaloids and about 15-30% of fixed oils.”
“I should fancy that the above particulars are sufficent to completely differentiate atropine from all the other mydriatic alkaloids.”
“According to the early researches we could not discover any of these relationships which only become evident when we come to study the new discoveries which have been made in connection with the tropines, to which class belong both duboisine and hyoscyamine, which, although differing from atropine, are equally mydriatic in their action.”
“That is one of the effects of the mydriatic alkaloids, of which this is one.”
“They are all like atropine, mydriatic alkaloids," he proceeded,”
“As we entered he was verifying his experiments and checking over his results, carefully endeavouring to isolate any of the other closely related mydriatic alkaloids that might be contained in the noxious fumes of the poisoned tobacco.”
“The CX-1 Hybrid Mydriatic/Non-Mydriatic Digital Retinal Camera is Canon's first fully hybrid digital retinal camera with both mydriatic and non-mydriatic modes.”
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