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epicanthic fold

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noun epi·can·thic fold \ˌe-pə-ˈkan(t)-thik-\

Definition of epicanthic fold

  1. :  a prolongation of a fold of the skin of the upper eyelid over the inner angle or both angles of the eye



Origin of epicanthic fold

New Latin epicanthus epicanthic fold, from epi- + canthus canthus


First Known Use: 1913


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epicanthic fold

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noun epi·can·thic fold \ˌep-ə-ˌkan(t)-thik-\

Medical Definition of epicanthic fold

  1. :  a prolongation of a fold of the skin of the upper eyelid over the inner angle or both angles of the eye




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