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Descriptor English: Miotics
Descriptor Spanish: Mióticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Mióticos
Descriptor French: Myotiques
Entry term(s): Effect, Miotic
Effects, Miotic
Miotic Effect
Miotic Effects
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.663.050.495
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008916
Scope note: Agents causing contraction of the pupil of the eye. Some sources use the term miotics only for the parasympathomimetics but any drug used to induce miosis is included here.
Annotation: do not confuse with "mitotic"; note entry term MIOTIC EFFECT: use only for the miotic effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Related: Adrenergic Antagonists MeSH
Cholinesterase Inhibitors MeSH
Muscarinic Agonists MeSH
Parasympathomimetics MeSH
Sympatholytics MeSH
DeCS ID: 9105
Unique ID: D008916
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Miotics - Preferred
Concept UI M0013919
Scope note Agents causing contraction of the pupil of the eye. Some sources use the term miotics only for the parasympathomimetics but any drug used to induce miosis is included here.
Preferred term Miotics
Miotic Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556213
Preferred term Miotic Effect
Entry term(s) Effect, Miotic
Effects, Miotic
Miotic Effects



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