exotropia

[ek-suh-troh-pee-uh]

noun Ophthalmology.

strabismus in which one or both eyes turn outward.

Nearby words

  1. exoticism,
  2. exoticize,
  3. exotism,
  4. exotoxic,
  5. exotoxin,
  6. exp,
  7. exp.,
  8. expand,
  9. expanded,
  10. expanded code

Origin of exotropia

1895–1900; exo- + Greek -tropia a turning; see trope, -ia

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Medicine definitions for exotropia

exotropia

[ĕk′sə-trōpē-ə]

n.

Strabismus in which the visual axis of one eye deviates from that of the other.divergent strabismus walleye

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