Definition of cycloplegia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsīkləˈplēj(ē)ə/ /ˌsaɪkləˈplidʒ(i)ə/


  • Paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye.

    ‘Fogging is also used to control accommodation during a cycloplegic refraction because cycloplegia may be incomplete, leaving the patient with a degree of accommodative control.’
    • ‘Homatropine has a measurable deepening effect on the anterior chamber, due to axial flattening of the lens because of cycloplegia.’