cross-eye


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Related to cross-eye: strabismus, convergent squint

cross-eye

(krôs′ī′, krŏs′ī′)
n.
1. See esotropia.
2. An eye or eyes affected with esotropia.

cross′-eyed′ adj.

cross-eye

n
(Pathology) a turning inwards towards the nose of one or both eyes, caused by abnormal alignment. See also strabismus

cross′-eye`



n.
strabismus, esp. the form in which one or both eyes turn inward.
[1825–30]
cross′-eyed`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross-eye - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nosecross-eye - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
squint, strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes

cross-eye

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

cross·ed eyes

, cross-eye
n. estrabismo,
pop. bizquera, debilidad de los músculos que controlan la posición del ojo impidiendo la coordinación visual.
References in classic literature ?
Clara Belle's got cross-eyes and red hair, but I'd be the last one to grudge her a Christmas present; the more Adam Ladd gives to her the less the town'll have to.
Then there's that small percentage of people who are cross-eye dominant--meaning right-handed but left-eye dominant.
She will prevail on hospital directors to donate a week's worth of surgery rooms so doctors can perform cleft palate and lip surgeries, and eye surgeries for cross-eye, cataracts and, possibly, corneal transplants.