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  • n. A form of strabismus involving a rotating movement of the eye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Insufficiency of the oblique muscles of the eye, producing a tendency to rotation about an anteroposterior axis.


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  • The studes in opthalmology had chopped his inferior oblique eye-muscles in two—and pulled his eyeballs partway out, and stitched his superior recti muscles into new places outward on his eyeballs—for cyclophoria.

    Sherlock Holmes on acid

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  • Squint due to weakness of an eye muscle. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 18, 2008