cycloplegic

1. Relating to cycloplegia. 2. A drug that paralyzes the ciliary muscle and thus the power of accommodation.

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cy·clo·ple·gic -'plē-jik adj producing, involving, or characterized by cycloplegia <\cycloplegic agents> <\cycloplegic refraction>
cycloplegic n a cycloplegic agent

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cy·clo·ple·gic (si″klo-pleґjik) 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing cycloplegia. 2. an agent that causes cycloplegia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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