[mahy-oh-sis] /maɪˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural mioses
[mahy-oh-seez] /maɪˈoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical.
excessive constriction of the pupil of the eye, as a result of drugs, disease, or the like.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye, as in response to drugs
a variant spelling of meiosis (sense 1)
1819, from Greek myein “to shut (the eyes)” + -osis. Greek myein is perhaps originally “to close the lips,” from PIE *meue- “to be silent” (see mute (adj.)). Related: Miotic.
miosis mi·o·sis or my·o·sis (mī-ō’sĭs)
n. pl. mi·o··ses (-sēz)
miosphygmia mi·o·sphyg·mi·a (mī’ō-sfĭg’mē-ə) n. A condition in which pulse beats are fewer than heart beats.
[mahy-ot-ik] /maɪˈɒt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or producing . noun 2. a miotic drug. miotic mi·ot·ic (mī-ŏt’ĭk) n. A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye. adj. Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.
1. monthly investment plan. abbreviation 1. monthly investment plan 2. maximum investment plan: an endowment assurance policy designed to produce maximum profits monthly investment plan
[mi-fib-uh-seth] /mɪˈfɪb əˌsɛθ/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. .