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Related / Similar Words: light reflex, pupillary reflex, miosis, epidemic pleurodynia, epidemic myalgia, diaphragmatic pleurisy, Bornholm disease

 

Definition:
  • reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller;
  • an acute infectious disease occurring in epidemic form and featuring paroxysms of pain (usually in the chest);

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