miosis definition

  • noun:
    • Constriction associated with the pupil of attention, caused by a normal a reaction to an increase in light or brought on by particular medicines or pathological problems.
    • Contraction associated with student of attention.
    • Diminution.
    • In cytology, the reduction-process in organisms, including mitapsis (or synapsis) in addition to subsequent heterotypic and homotypic divisions. This method causes lowering to 1 half the sheer number of chromosomes inside nuclei. Farmer and Moore. Incorrectly spelled maiosis.
    • Used by mistake or replacement for myosis.
    • (genetics) mobile division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing 1 / 2 the chromosome number (causing gametes in pets and spores in plants)
    • reflex contraction for the sphincter muscle tissue associated with the iris-in a reaction to a bright light (or particular medications) inducing the student to become smaller

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