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

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