exotropia

exotropia

[ek-suh-troh-pee-uh]
noun Ophthalmology.
strabismus in which one or both eyes turn outward.

Origin:
1895–1900; exo- + Greek -tropia a turning; see trope, -ia

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exotropia ex·o·tro·pi·a (ěk'sə-trō'pē-ə)
n.
Strabismus in which the visual axis of one eye deviates from that of the other. Also called divergent strabismus, walleye.

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