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

strabismic

play \-mik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of strabismus

New Latin, from Greek strabismos condition of squinting, from strabizein to squint, from strabos squint-eyed; akin to Greek strephein to twist


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strabismus

noun stra·bis·mus \ strə-ˈbiz-məs \

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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