lazy eye
noun Date: 1939 amblyopia; also an eye affected with amblyopia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lazy eye — ► NOUN ▪ an eye with poor vision due to underuse, especially the unused eye in a squint …   English terms dictionary

  • Lazy eye — An eye that diverges in gaze. A lazy eye is more formally called strabismus. A lazy eye (strabismus) can be due to either esotropia (cross eyed) or exotropia (wall eyed). The danger of the condition is that the brain cones to rely more on one eye …   Medical dictionary

  • lazy eye — noun Etymology: so called from the fact that a person suffering from this condition uses only one eye : amblyopia ; also : an eye affected with amblyopia * * * ˌlazy ˈeye 7 [lazy eye] noun an eye that does not see …   Useful english dictionary

  • lazy eye — Informal. 1. the deviating eye in strabismus. 2. an amblyopic eye. 3. strabismus. 4. amblyopia. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • lazy eye — noun an eye with poor vision due to underuse, especially the unused eye in a squint …   English new terms dictionary

  • lazy eye — la′zy eye′ n. 1) oph inf an amblyopic eye 2) oph inf amblyopia • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • lazy eye — noun amblyopia …   Wiktionary

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  • lazy eye — see amblyopia …   The new mediacal dictionary

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