exotropia


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ex·o·tro·pi·a

 (ĕk′sō-trō′pē-ə)
n.
A form of strabismus in which one or both of the eyes deviate outward. Also called walleye.

[New Latin : exo- + Greek tropē, a turning; see -tropic.]

ex′o·trop′ic (-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) adj.

exotropia

(ˌɛksəˈtrəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) med a condition in which the eye or eyes turn outwards

ex•o•tro•pi•a

(ˌɛk səˈtroʊ pi ə)

n.
a condition in which the eyes are turned outward in relation to each other, as in divergent strabismus. Also called walleye.
[1895–1900; exo- + Greek -tropia a turning; see -tropy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
squint, strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
Translations

ex·o·tro·pi·a

n. exotropía, tipo de estrabismo divergente, rotación anormal de un ojo o de ambos hacia afuera por falta de balance muscular.
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Remove the cover so both eyes fixate, but you continue looking at the uncovered eye; if it moves back out, you can confirm exotropia (if it moves back in, you can confirm esotropia).
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Austen Christensen from the University of Nevada presented research showing that schizophrenia may be linked to exotropia, a type of lazy eye affecting the medial muscle, which pulls the eye inwards, towards the nose.
The patient demonstrated marked deficits in motility in the right eye and a prominent right exotropia (outward deviation of the globe) in primary gaze, which was indicated by the corneal light reflex (figure 1, B).
involvement of the paired medial rectus subnuclei causes a wall-eyed bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia (WEBINO), characterised by exotropia, and defective convergence and adduction.
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