Definition of tropicamide in US English:

tropicamide

noun

Pharmacology
  • A short-acting anticholinergic drug, used to produce dilatation of the pupil and cycloplegia during examination of the eye.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Archives of Ophthalmology. From tropic + amide.

Pronunciation

tropicamide

/trəʊˈpɪkəmʌɪd/