spastic mydriasis


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spas·tic my·dri·a·sis

pupillary dilation due to contraction of the dilator muscle of the pupil induced by adrenergic drugs or by stimulation of the sympathetic pathway.
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spastic mydriasis

Mydriasis resulting from overactivity of the dilator muscle of the iris or of sympathetic nerves supplying that muscle.
See also: mydriasis
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