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heterophoria

[het-er-uh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-] /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
a latent strabismus of one or both eyes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; hetero- + Greek -phoria a carrying, equivalent to -phor(os) -phorous + -ia -ia
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[het-er-uh-fawr-ik, -for-] /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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heterophoric in Medicine

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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