from The Century Dictionary.
- In medicine, pertaining to myosis; causing contraction of the pupil: said of certain medicines, as opium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Med.) Myotic.
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- adjective medicine
myotic; producing myosis
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In the nape of the neck we find many lumps or myositic deposits, which in contradistinction to the ganglia and lymphatic glands are movable only with the particular muscle of which they form a part.
Dr. Gustaf Norström has shown us in his excellent little book on headaches, that many of these cases are caused by myositic deposits in the neck, generally in the nape, but frequently also in the respective anatomical extremes of the neck.
Pressing of a myositic deposit will cause acute pain, often extending to the supraorbital nerve and eyelid of the corresponding side.