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epicanthic fold

epicanthic fold

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

Definition of EPICANTHIC FOLD

:  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

epicanthic fold

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

Medical Definition of EPICANTHIC FOLD

:  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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