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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: stra-biz'mus

Definition: A manifest lack of parallelism of the visual axes of the eyes.

Synonym(s): crossed eyes, heterotropia, heterotropy, squint1

[Mod. L., fr. G. strabismos, a squinting]

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