divergent squint


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ex·o·tro·pi·a

(ek'sō-trō'pē-ă),
That type of strabismus in which the visual axes diverge; may be paralytic or concomitant, monocular or alternating, constant or intermittent.
[exo- + G. tropē, turn]

divergent squint

See exotropia.

squint

(skwint) [ME. asquint, sidelong glance]
1. Abnormality in which the right and left visual axes do not bear toward an objective point simultaneously. See: strabismus
2. To close the eyes partly, either to block out excess environmental light or to try to improve a refractive error of vision.
3. To be unable to direct both eyes simultaneously toward a point.

convergent squint

Esotropia.

divergent squint

Exotropia.

external squint

Exotropia.

internal squint

Esotropia.