Definition of Convergent strabismus

1. Noun. Strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose.

Exact synonyms: Cross-eye, Crossed Eye, Esotropia
Generic synonyms: Squint, Strabismus

Medical Definition of Convergent strabismus

1. Cross-eyed. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convergent Strabismus

convergence-retraction nystagmus
convergence excess
convergence insufficiency
convergence nucleus of Perlia
convergent evolution
convergent extension
convergent sequence
convergent sequences
convergent series
convergent squint
convergent strabismus (current term)
convergent thinker
convergent thinking
converging lens
converging meniscus

Literary usage of Convergent strabismus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1900)
"A CASE OF TRANSIENT SPASTIC convergent strabismus. ... Spastic convergent strabismus, or strabismus from tonic spasm of the internal recti muscles, ..."

2. Ophthalmic surgery: A Handbook of the Surgical Operations on the Eyeball and by Josef Meller (1912)
"If the divergent strabismus is the result of a tenotomy of the rectus internus that has been performed for convergent strabismus, an advancement of the ..."

3. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"convergent strabismus.—When this affection exists in both eyes, it will be found more strongly marked in the one than in the other. ..."

4. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"It is a common notion that there is a double convergent strabismus, in which both eyes are inverted at the same moment, and a double divergent strabismus, ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"The two varieties of convergent strabismus are described in the following manner: " convergent strabismus may affect one or both eyes ; when both eyes are ..."

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