Cross-eyed or, in medical terms, convergent or internal strabismus.
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The form of strabismus in which the visual axes converge; may be paralytic or concomitant, monocular or alternating, accommodative or nonaccommodative. SYN: convergent squint, convergent strabismus, esodeviation (2), internal squint. [G. eso, inward, + trope, turn]
- A-pattern e. convergent strabismus greater in upward than in downward gaze.
- basic e. SYN: nonaccommodative e..
- consecutive e. e. that follows surgical correction of exotropia.
- cyclic e. periodic convergent strabismus often occurring every 48 hours. SYN: alternate day strabismus.
- mixed e. that type of e. in which both accommodative and nonaccommodative factors are present.
- nonaccommodative e. that type of e. not influenced by correction of refractive error. SYN: basic e..
- nonrefractive accommodative e. that type of e. in which an abnormality of the accommodative-convergence mechanism is not eliminated by correction of refractive error.
- refractive accommodative e. that type of e. eliminated by correction of hypermetropic refractive error.
- V-pattern e. convergent strabismus greater in downward than in upward gaze.
- X-pattern e. decreasing convergence from the primary position in both upward and downward gaze.

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es·o·tro·pia .es-ə-'trō-pē-ə,sometimes .ē-sə- n CROSS-EYE (1)
es·o·trop·ic -'träp-ik adj

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convergent strabismus: a type of squint.

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eso·tro·pia (es″o-troґpe-ə) [eso- + tropia] strabismus in which there is manifest deviation of the visual axis of an eye toward that of the other eye, resulting in diplopia. Called also cross-eye and convergent or internal strabismus. esotropic adj


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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