Definition of strabismus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//strəˈbɪzməs//
; NAmE NAmE//strəˈbɪzməs//
[uncountable] (medical)
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the condition of having a squint (= when one eye looks in a different direction from the other) Word Originlate 17th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek strabismos, from strabizein ‘to squint’, from strabos ‘squinting’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: strabismus