phoria

[ fôrē-ə ]

n.

The relative directions of the eyes during binocular fixation on a given object in the absence of an adequate fusion stimulus.

Nearby words

  1. phorate,
  2. phorbol,
  3. phorcys,
  4. phoresis,
  5. phoresy,
  6. phormium,
  7. phoro-,
  8. phoro-optometer,
  9. phoronid,
  10. phoropter


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