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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.
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Marked by or affected with a squint:
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In the morning the strabismic plug-ugly with the red hair brought him food and drink, while in the evening the non-grunter did the honours.
In one such case study of the treatment of amblyopia in an adult, Anita Simmers and Lyle Gray (both based in Glasgow Caledonian University) reported the case of a 30-year-old strabismic amblyope.
Random-dot-stereogram performance by strabismic, amblyopic, and ocular-pathology patients in an operant-discrimination task.
Have you noticed we've got a strabismic dog on the doorstep?
So were the patients--a strabismic subset of souls, representing what Somerset Maugham called "humanity in the rough" in his novel Of Human Bondage.
The following examples, drawn from the full range of Banville's fiction, and arranged alphabetically, give a representative idea of what the reader may encounter: 'adipose, blastomere, borborygmic, canthus, flocculent, integument, nates, oedemic, pachydermous, pandiculation, popliteal, strabismic, strangury, villous'.