Definition of cycloplegia in English:


Syllabification: cy·clo·ple·gia
Pronunciation: /ˌsīkləˈplēj(ē)ə


Paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbimbəl
walk or travel at a leisurely pace