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orthoptics

[ awr-thop-tiks ]
/ ɔrˈθɒp tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
a method of exercising the eye and its muscles in order to cure strabismus or improve vision.
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Origin of orthoptics

see origin at orthoptic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for orthoptics

orthoptics
/ (ɔːˈθɒptɪks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) the science or practice of correcting defective vision, as by exercises to strengthen weak eye muscles
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