mydriatic drug

Definitions of mydriatic drug
  1. noun
    a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
    synonyms: mydriatic
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    atropine
    a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
    belladonna
    an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally
    type of:
    drug
    a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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