A disparity of ocular position in which one eye is rotated around its visual axis, with respect to the other eye. [cyclo- + G. trope, a turn, turning]

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cy·clo·tro·pia .sī-klə-'trō-pē-ə n squint in which the eye rolls outward or inward around its front-to-back axis: rotational strabismus

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cy·clo·tro·pia (si″klo-troґpe-ə) [cyclo- + tropia] a form of strabismus in which there is permanent cyclophoria of an eye around the anteroposterior axis even in the presence of visual fusional stimuli, resulting in diplopia. Cf. excyclotropia and incyclotropia.

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  • Strabismus — A condition in which the visual axes of the eyes are not parallel and the eyes appear to be looking in different directions. In divergent strabismus, or exotropia, the visual axes diverge. If the visual axes converge, it is called convergent… …   Medical dictionary

  • excyclotropia — A cyclotropia in which the upper poles of the corneas are rotated outward (laterally) relative to each other. [ex + cyclo + G. trope, a turning] * * * ex·cy·clo·tro·pia (ek si″klo troґpe ə) [ex + cyclotropia] cyclotropia in which the… …   Medical dictionary

  • incyclotropia — A cyclotropia in which the upper poles of the corneas are rotated inward (medially) to each other. [in + cyclo + G. trope, a turning] * * * in·cy·clo·tro·pia (in si″klo troґpe ə) [L. in toward + cyclotropia] cyclotropia in which the… …   Medical dictionary

  • strabismus — heterotropia; n. squint: any abnormal alignment of the two eyes. The strabismus is most commonly horizontal – convergent strabismus (or esotropia) or divergent strabismus (exotropia) – but it may be vertical (hypertropia, in which the eye looks… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Binocular vision — is vision in which both eyes are used together. The word binocular comes from two Latin roots, bini for double, and oculus for eye. [Harper, D. (2001). Online etymological dictionary. Retrieved April 2, 2008, from… …   Wikipedia

  • Корэктопия (Corectopia) — смещение зрачка в сторону по сравнению с его нормальным положением в центре радужной оболочки. При врожденной корэктопии зрачок обычно смещен в направлении к носу. Рубцовые изменения, возникающие после воспаления, могут также привести к смещению… …   Медицинские термины

  • cyclophoria — Abnormal tendency for each eye to rotate around its anteroposterior axis, the rotation being prevented by visual fusional impulses. [cyclo + G. phora, movement] * * * cy·clo·pho·ria fōr ē ə, fȯr n a form of heterophoria in which the vertical… …   Medical dictionary

  • tropia — Abnormal deviation of the eye. See strabismus. [G. trope, a turning] * * * tro·pia trō pē ə n deviation of an eye from the normal position with respect to the line of vision when the eyes are open: STRABISMUS see ESOTROPIA …   Medical dictionary

  • ciclotropía — Eng. Cyclotropia Estrabismo en el cual el globo ocular presenta una rotación respecto a su eje anteroposterior …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • ciclotropía negativa — Eng. Negative cyclotropia Ver inciclotropía …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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