Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A form of strabismus in which one or both of the eyes deviate inward.

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  • n. A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes turns inward.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An exaggerated esophoria amounting to convergent squint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin esōtropia : Greek esō, within, + Greek tropē, a turning.

Examples

  • Heidi, a cross-eyed opossum from Germany which died in September, suffered from esotropia due to malnutrition earlier in life.

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  • He has severe esotropia and amblyopia, which means he can only see directly in front of him and can't use both eyes at the same time.

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  • The Broxburn youngster has accommodative esotropia, a condition that, if left untreated, can lead to the victim losing use of one eye.

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  • If esotropia is discovered early on, it can be corrected with glasses and possibly by wearing a patch for a short time.

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