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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormal alignment of one or both eyes.

Usage examples (35)
  • When, for any cause, the co√∂rdination is faulty, "cross eye," technically called strabismus, is produced.
  • There's a malaise in children that can prevent full stereopsis (depth perception) from developing, called strabismus or lazy-eye.
  • He was born with one malformed toe and a strabismus.
  • Misaligned eyes (strabismus) looking toward the ear or nose for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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