heterophoria

noun
het·​ero·​pho·​ria | \ ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈfōr-ē-ə, -ˈfȯr-ē-ə How to pronounce heterophoria (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterophoria

: latent strabismus in which one eye tends to deviate either medially or laterally — compare exophoria

Other Words from heterophoria

heterophoric \ -​ˈfȯr-​ik, -​ˈfär-​ik How to pronounce heterophoric (audio) \ adjective

Comments on heterophoria

What made you want to look up heterophoria? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to affect and impair by alcohol or a drug

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!