[ ek-suh-troh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌɛk səˈtroʊ pi ə /

noun Ophthalmology.

strabismus in which one or both eyes turn outward.

Words nearby exotropia

Origin of exotropia

1895–1900; exo- + Greek -tropia a turning; see trope, -ia
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Medicine definitions for exotropia

[ ĕk′sə-trōpē-ə ]


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