Definition of Esotropia

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

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



Definition of Esotropia

1. Noun. A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes turns inward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Esotropia

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Esotropia

1. Cross-eyed. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Esotropia

esophoric
esosphenoiditis
esoteric
esoterica
esoterical
esoterically
esotericism
esotericisms
esotericist
esotericists
esoterics
esoteries
esoterism
esoterisms
esotery
esotropia (current term)
esotropias
esotropic
esox
espace
espada
espadas
espadrille
espadrilles
espagnolettes
espalier
espaliered
espaliering
espaliers

Literary usage of Esotropia

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1. The Ocular muscles: A Practical Handbook on the Muscular Anomalies of the Eye by Howard Forde Hansell (1912)
"The factors that individually or in combinati* produce esotropia are : (a) Refractive ... The usual refractive status in most subjec of esotropia is that of ..."

2. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"When both eyes are uncovered one fixes and the other turns— In esotropia ... Lastly, a patient, especially in paralytic cases, may show an esotropia if he ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1909)
"X. esotropia (Non-paretic).—I have noted five cases in which an esotropia was apparent since early infancy, and in which there was no evidence of a paresis ..."

4. The Stereoscope in Ophthalmology: With Especial Reference to the Treatment by David Washburn Wells (1918)
"esotropia. EVER since Worth's first publication in the Lancet, May 11, ... A certain number of cases of concomitant esotropia can be cured by this method ..."

5. Text-book of Diseases of the Eye: For Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Howard Forde Hansell, William Merrick Sweet (1903)
"esotropia is periodic or constant. The periodic is temporary and recurrent, ... In the monocular form of permanent esotropia the squinting eye is amblyopic, ..."

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