Miotic vs Miosis - What's the difference?

miotic | miosis |

Miotic is a related term of miosis.


As nouns the difference between miotic and miosis

is that miotic is any drug that causes miosis while miosis is contraction of the pupil of the eye.

As an adjective miotic

is (biology) causing miosis (the constriction of the pupil of the eye) or meiosis.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

miotic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (biology) Causing miosis (the constriction of the pupil of the eye) or meiosis.
  • Antonyms

    * mydriatic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any drug that causes miosis.
  • miosis

    English

    Alternative forms

    * myosis

    Noun

    (mioses)
  • Contraction of the pupil of the eye.
  • Horner's syndrome consists of miosis , eyelid ptosis and absent forehead sweating.

    Antonyms

    * mydriasis