|Also called: squint 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|
|[C17: via New Latin from Greek strabismos, from strabizein to squint, from strabos cross-eyed]|
strabismus stra·bis·mus (strə-bĭz'məs)
A visual defect in which one eye cannot focus with the other on an objective because of imbalance of the eye muscles. Also called heterotropia, squint, tropia.