hypophoria

A tendency of the visual axis of one eye to deviate downward, prevented by binocular vision. [hypo- + G. phora, motion]

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hy·po·pho·ria (hi″po-forґe-ə) [hypo- + phoria] a type of heterophoria in which there is downward deviation of the visual axis of an eye when visual fusional stimuli are eliminated. When both eyes are affected, it is called cataphoria.

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  • 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

  • heterophoria — A tendency for deviation of the eyes from parallelism, prevented by binocular vision. [hetero + G. phora, movement] * * * het·ero·pho·ria .het ə rō fōr ē ə, fȯr ē ə n latent strabismus in which one eye tends to deviate either medially or… …   Medical dictionary

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  • phoria — The relative directions assumed by the eyes during binocular fixation of a given object in the absence of an adequate fusion stimulus. See cyclophoria, esophoria, exophoria, heterophoria, hyperphoria …   Medical dictionary

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  • isophoria — iso·pho·ria (i″so forґe ə) [iso + phoria] equality in the tension of the vertical muscles of each eye; absence of hyperphoria and of hypophoria …   Medical dictionary

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