canthus

noun
can·thus | \ˈkan(t)-thəs \
plural canthi\ˈkan-ˌthī, -ˌthē \

Definition of canthus 

: either of the angles formed by the meeting of an eye's upper and lower eyelids

First Known Use of canthus

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for canthus

Late Latin, from Greek kanthos — more at cant

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canthus

noun
can·thus | \ˈkan(t)-thəs \
plural canthi\ˈkan-ˌthī, -ˌthē \

Medical Definition of canthus 

: either of the angles formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelids

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