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exotropia

[ ek-suh-troh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌɛk səˈtroʊ pi ə /
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noun Ophthalmology.
strabismus in which one or both eyes turn outward.
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Origin of exotropia

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