Definition of mydriatic in English:

mydriatic

Pronunciation /mɪdrɪˈatɪk/ /mʌɪdrɪˈatɪk/

adjective

Medicine
  • Causing mydriasis; of, relating to, or involving mydriasis; exhibiting mydriasis; employing drugs that cause mydriasis.

noun

Medicine
  • A drug that causes mydriasis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From mydriasis see -atic.