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strabismus

noun stra·bis·mus \strə-ˈbiz-məs\

Definition of STRABISMUS

:  inability of one eye to attain binocular vision with the other because of imbalance of the muscles of the eyeball —called also squint — compare cross-eye
stra·bis·mic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of STRABISMUS

New Latin, from Greek strabismos condition of squinting, from strabizein to squint, from strabos squint-eyed; akin to Greek strephein to twist
First Known Use: circa 1684

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strabismus

noun stra·bis·mus \strə-ˈbiz-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRABISMUS

:  inability of one eye to attain binocular vision with the other because of imbalance of the muscles of the eyeball—called also heterotropia, squint; compare cross-eye

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