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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.


(Pathology) med (of an eye) turning outwards
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14) reported that 86% of esotropic patients and 80% of the exotropic patients had AHP in primary position, while there was no AHP in the orthotropic patient group.
Under the fully (or partially) closed eyelid, the eye adopts a non-comitant exotropic and hypotropic (out and down) position due to paralysis (or weakness) of all adducting (MR, SR, IR) and elevating (SR, IO) muscles with 'over-action' of the LR and SO.
Characters are all walking cliches, but thesps enter into the spirit gloriously, the exotropic Villen and the lugubrious Delgado delivering the comic high points in generally nimble ensemble work that features some genuinely hilarious dialogue.