cross-eye definition

  • noun:
    • Esotropia.
    • an eye fixed impacted with esotropia. Usually found in the plural.
    • a type of strabismus in which the eyes converge; esotropia
    • See strabismus.
    • Obliquity of eyesight; hope of concordance in the optic axes; strabismus; squint; particularly, that sort of squint for which both eyes turn toward the nose, so that the rays of light, in driving on eyes, get across each other; interior strabismus.
    • strabismus for which one or both eyes turn inwards toward the nostrils
  • adjective:
    • convergent strabismus; a problem for which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nostrils rather than straight in the object of eyesight; crossed eyes.

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