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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: of-thal'mo-trop


A model of the two eyes, to each of which are attached weighted cords pulling in the direction of the six extrinsic eye muscles; used to demonstrate the action of the ocular muscles singly or in various combinations.

[ophthalmo- + G. tropos, a turning]

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