strabismus

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Related to Medial strabismus: concomitant strabismus, consecutive esotropia

stra·bis·mus

 (strə-bĭz′məs)
n.
A visual defect in which one eye cannot focus with the other on an object because of imbalance of the eye muscles. Also called squint.

[New Latin, from Greek strabismos, condition of squinting, from strabizein, to squint, from strabos, squinting; see streb(h)- in Indo-European roots.]

stra·bis′mal (-məl), stra·bis′mic (-mĭk) adj.

strabismus

(strəˈbɪzməs) or

strabism

n
(Pathology) abnormal alignment of one or both eyes, characterized by a turning inwards or outwards from the nose thus preventing parallel vision: caused by paralysis of an eye muscle, etc. Also called: squint
[C17: via New Latin from Greek strabismos, from strabizein to squint, from strabos cross-eyed]
straˈbismal, straˈbismic, straˈbismical adj

stra•bis•mus

(strəˈbɪz məs)
n.
a deviation from normal orientation of one or both eyes so that both cannot be directed at the same object at the same time; squint; crossed eyes.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek strabismós=strab(ós) squinting + -ismos -ism]
stra•bis′mic, adj.

strabismus


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(squint) Condition in which one eye does not look straight,” but turns in (convergent) or out (divergent). It is caused by a lack of balance between the muscles that control the eyes or a failure of the nervous system to cope with the effects of overfocusing the eyes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyesstrabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
convergent strabismus, crossed eye, cross-eye, esotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
divergent strabismus, exotropia, walleye - strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward

strabismus

noun
The condition of not having the visual axes parallel:
Translations
šilhavost

strabismus

[strəˈbɪzməs] Nestrabismo m

strabismus

n (Med) → Schielen nt

stra·bis·mus

[MIM*185100]
n. estrabismo, alineamiento anormal de los ojos debido a una deficiencia muscular;
pop. bizquera.

strabismus

n estrabismo
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Damage to the abducent nerve causes medial strabismus in which the individual is no longer able to control lateral eye movement via the lateral rectus motor neuron.
The abducent nerve palsy was diagnosed in this buffalo on the basis of typical clinical signs of medial strabismus (medial rotation of both the eyes).

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