cataphoria

cataphoria

 [kat″ah-fo´re-ah]
a downward turning of the visual axes of both eyes after visual functional stimuli have been removed. adj., adj cataphor´ic.

kataphoria

1. A tendency of the visual axes of both eyes to deviate below the horizontal plane, in the absence of a stimulus to fusion. 2. Synonym of alternating deorsumduction. Note: also spelt cataphoria. See depression; hyperphoria.
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