[ het-er-uh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr- ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr- /
a latent strabismus of one or both eyes.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heterophoriahet·er·o·phor·ic [het-er-uh-fawr-ik, -for-], /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for heterophoria
[ hĕt′ə-rō-fôr′ē-ə ]
A tendency of the eyes to deviate from the parallel.
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