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The form of strabismus in which the visual axes converge; may be paralytic or concomitant, monocular or alternating, accommodative or nonaccommodative.
[G. esō, inward, + tropē, turn]
convergent squint, convergent strabismus
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.