ectocanthion

noun
ec·​to·​can·​thi·​on | \ ˌektōˈkan(t)thēən \
plural -s

Definition of ectocanthion

: the point at which the outer ends of the upper and lower eyelids meet — compare endocanthion

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History and Etymology for ectocanthion

ect- + -canthion (irregular from Late Latin canthus corner of the eye)

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“Ectocanthion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ectocanthion. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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