heterophoria

[het-er-uh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-]

noun Ophthalmology.

a latent strabismus of one or both eyes.

Origin of heterophoria

1885–90; hetero- + Greek -phoria a carrying, equivalent to -phor(os) -phorous + -ia -ia
Related formshet·er·o·phor·ic [het-er-uh-fawr-ik, -for-] /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
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heterophoria in Medicine

heterophoria

[hĕt′ə-rō-fôrē-ə]

n.

A tendency of the eyes to deviate from the parallel.
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