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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.
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(Pathology) med (of an eye) turning outwards
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The mean amount of deviation was 24.18[+ or -]15.81 PD (3-60 PD) in the 52 esotropic patients and 23.39[+ or -]15.41 PD (3-65 PD) in the 43 exotropic patients.
Singh, "Isolated lateral rectus recession with Y splitting versus anchoring of the lateral rectus muscle in patients with exotropic Duane syndrome," Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, vol.
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.