heterophoria

heterophoria

[het-er-uh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-]
noun Ophthalmology.
a latent strabismus of one or both eyes.

Origin:
1885–90; hetero- + Greek -phoria a carrying, equivalent to -phor(os) -phorous + -ia -ia

heterophoric [het-er-uh-fawr-ik, -for-] , adjective
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heterophoria het·er·o·pho·ri·a (hět'ə-rō-fôr'ē-ə)
n.
A tendency of the eyes to deviate from the parallel.

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