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lazy eye

n.
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la′zy eye′


n.
1. an amblyopic eye.
[1935–40]
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lazy eye

n. ambliopía, falta de coordinación en la percepción de la profundidad visual.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lazy eye

n ambliopía, ojo perezoso or vago (fam), disminución f de la agudeza visual sin lesión orgánica del ojo
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And dreaming there by the Yukon bank, with lazy eyes blinking at the fire, these sounds and sights of another world would make the hair to rise along his back and stand on end across his shoulders and up his neck, till he whimpered low and suppressedly, or growled softly, and the half-breed cook shouted at him, "Hey, you Buck, wake up!" Whereupon the other world would vanish and the real world come into his eyes, and he would get up and yawn and stretch as though he had been asleep.
As Kojiro looked at the camera with lazy eyes, one side of its face had been flattened out from prolonged contact with its sleeping mat.
"But if diagnosed early, conditions such as lazy eyes and squints can be rectified before they become permanent.
Lacklustre graphics, violent slapstick and poorly judged jokes about lazy eyes are presented in a flavourless feast of funlessness.
"This is probably the first treatment that attempts to correct lazy eyes in adults, something that doctors had previously given up on.
"Orthoptists are highly trained healthcare professionals specialising in assessing and treating children's eye problems such as squints, lazy eyes and eye movement disorders.
Lazy eyes slowly blink open' close again instinctively,
After 20 years of looking in two directions at the same time through his lazy eyes and bottle end glasses, Kevin Kennedy finally bowed out of Coronation Street.
``Some common conditions such as short and long sight, eye-muscle co-ordination problems and most lazy eyes can be corrected, and glasses are not always necessary.''