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cyclophoria

 [si″klo-for´e-ah]
heterophoria in which there is deviation of the visual axis of one eye from the anteroposterior axis in the absence of visual fusional stimuli.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dec·li·na·tion

(dek'li-nā'shŭn)
A bending, sloping, or other deviation from a normal vertical position.
[L. declinatio, a bending aside]
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Patient discussion about declination

Q. what can be the reasons my hearing capability decline? i am 30 years old ... and i'm in great shape , don't have chronic health issues , never had . but recently i found my self "missing" parts while my friends are speaking to me , and it is not just that , i feel like my hearing capability decline rapidly for the last few months , what can it be ? and what should i do ?

A. There are many possible reasons for hearing loss. It can be due to a simple ear-wax plug, that can be easy taken out by a Ear-Nose-Throat specialist. It can also be due to a chronic middle ear infection, or gradual hearing damage due to loud noise. Either way you should see a doctor that can refer you to further evaluation tests.

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Larger lunar elliptic diurnal constituent; with ([M.sub.1]), it modulates the amplitude and frequency of the declinational effects of the Moon and the Sun.