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stra·bis·mus

 (strə-bĭz′məs)
n.
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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strabismus

(strəˈbɪzməs) or

strabism

n
(Pathology) abnormal alignment of one or both eyes, characterized by a turning inwards or outwards from the nose thus preventing parallel vision: caused by paralysis of an eye muscle, etc. Also called: squint
[C17: via New Latin from Greek strabismos, from strabizein to squint, from strabos cross-eyed]
straˈbismal, straˈbismic, straˈbismical adj
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stra•bis•mus

(strəˈbɪz məs)
n.
a deviation from normal orientation of one or both eyes so that both cannot be directed at the same object at the same time; squint; crossed eyes.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek strabismós=strab(ós) squinting + -ismos -ism]
stra•bis′mic, adj.
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(squint) Condition in which one eye does not look straight,” but turns in (convergent) or out (divergent). It is caused by a lack of balance between the muscles that control the eyes or a failure of the nervous system to cope with the effects of overfocusing the eyes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyesstrabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
convergent strabismus, crossed eye, cross-eye, esotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
divergent strabismus, exotropia, walleye - strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
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strabismus

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

strabismus

[strəˈbɪzməs] Nestrabismo m
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strabismus

n (Med) → Schielen nt
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stra·bis·mus

[MIM*185100]
n. estrabismo, alineamiento anormal de los ojos debido a una deficiencia muscular;
pop. bizquera.
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strabismus

n estrabismo
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For example, I have rarely seen an adult in clinic presenting with a symptomatic heterotropia.
The tractional forces applied on the retina via these fibroglial connections, may cause retinal edema, retinal heterotropia, and retinal detachment and retinal tear formation with subsequent detachment [20].
(18) Similarly, a heterotropia that cannot be balanced with position or fusion amplitudes can be considered a factor that causes amblyopia.
Heterotropia, or an evident deviation, is exists while the animal views a target binocularly, with no occlusion of either eye.
Michel Foucault explica la cultura de la frontera con el termino heterotropia, es decir, el caos, que consiste en un acto perpetuo de autodefinicion que gradualmente desterritorializa a los individuos (1994, p.
It will have a specialist on treating adult strabismus or heterotropia where patient's eyes are not properly aligned with each other.
La heterotropia es una desviacion manifiesta no controlada por el mecanismo de fusion (estrabismo manifiesto).
The importance of Indigenous knowledge systems and acknowledgement of non-Western worldviews in relation to material culture and ancestral remains is a central point of Dorothy Lippert's article, "Building a Bridge to Cross a Thousand Years." Lippert uses Michel Foucault's concept of heterotropia to relate the multiple meanings and views toward archaeological materials in a museum setting.
None wore glasses and none was suffering from heterotropia. None had orthopedic or neurological diseases.