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canthus

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noun can·thus \ˈkan(t)-thəs\

Definition of canthus

plural

canthi

play \ˈkan-ˌthī, -ˌthē\
  1. :  either of the angles formed by the meeting of an eye's upper and lower eyelids



Origin and Etymology of canthus

Late Latin, from Greek kanthos — more at cant


First Known Use: 1646


Medical Dictionary

canthus

play
noun can·thus \ˈkan(t)-thəs\

Medical Definition of canthus

plural

canthi

\ˈkan-ˌthī, -ˌthē\play
  1. :  either of the angles formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelids




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of canthus Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about canthus


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