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strabismus in which there is manifest deviation of the visual axis of one eye toward that of the other eye, resulting in diplopia; called also cross-eye and convergent strabismus. adj., adj esotrop´ic.
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Alternative spelling for crossed eyes , under eye.
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1. See esotropia.
2. An eye or eyes affected with esotropia.
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cross-eyeThe popular term for STRABISMUS or squint. This should never be ignored in young children as it almost always results in defective vision in the squinting eye. See also AMBLYOPIA.
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strabismus,, cross-eye (krawst īz, kraws'ī)
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