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Medical Term:

exotropia

Pronunciation: ek'so-tro'pe-a

Definition: That type of strabismus in which the visual axes diverge; may be paralytic or concomitant, monocular or alternating, constant or intermittent.

Synonym(s): divergent squint, divergent strabismus, exodeviation2, external squint, wall-eye1

[exo- + G. trope, turn]

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