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[kraws-ahy, kros-ahy] /ˈkrɔsˌaɪ, ˈkrɒsˌaɪ/

a turning inwards towards the nose of one or both eyes, caused by abnormal alignment See also strabismus

also crosseye, 1770 (implied in cross-eyed), from cross (adj.) + eye.

cross-eye (krôs’ī’)
A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes deviate toward the nose.
cross’-eyed’ adj.


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