An ocular deviation with one eye lower than the other. [hypo- + G. trope, turn]

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hy·po·tro·pia .hī-pə-'trō-pē-ə n strabismus in which the line of vision of one eye turns downward

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hy·po·tro·pia (hi″po-troґpe-ə) [hypo- + trop- + -ia] vertical strabismus in which there is permanent downward deviation of the visual axis of an eye.

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