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Strabismus

Synonym(s)

  • disorder of binocular eye movements
  • heterotropia
  • ocular dissociation
  • phorias
  • squint

Definition(s)

Inability of one eye to attain binocular vision with the other because of imbalance of the muscles of the eyeball--called also heterotropia, squint.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 15, 2014