Medical Definition of Crossed eyes

1. A deviation of the eye which the patient cannot overcome. The visual axes assume a position relative to each other different from that required by the physiological conditions. The various forms of strabismus are spoken of as tropias, their direction being indicated by the appropriate prefix, as cyclo tropia, esotropia, exotropia, hypertropia and hypotropia. Also called cast, heterotropia, manifest deviation and squint. Origin: Gr. Strabismos = a squinting This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crossed Eyes

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crossed adductor reflex
crossed anaesthesia
crossed aphasia
crossed cylinders
crossed embolism
crossed extension reflex
crossed eye
crossed eyes (current term)
crossed fingers
crossed fixation
crossed hemianesthesia
crossed hemianopia
crossed hemiplegia
crossed immunoelectrophoresis
crossed jerk
crossed knee jerk
crossed knee reflex
crossed loop sensor
crossed one's fingers
crossed over
crossed paralysis
crossed phrenic phenomenon

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