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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: for'e-a

Definition: The relative directions assumed by the eyes during binocular fixation of a given object in the absence of an adequate fusion stimulus.

See: cyclophoria, esophoria, exophoria, heterophoria, hyperphoria, hypophoria, orthophoria

[G. phora, a carrying, motion]

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