epicanthal fold

noun
epi·can·thal fold | \ ˌe-pə-ˈkan(t)-thəl- , ˈe-pə-ˌkan(t)- \
variants: or epicanthic fold \ˌe-pə-ˈkan(t)-thik-, ˈe-pə-ˌkan(t)- \

Definition of epicanthal fold 

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

First Known Use of epicanthal fold

circa 1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epicanthal fold

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

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epicanthal fold

noun
epi·can·thal fold | \ ˌep-ə-ˌkan(t)-thəl- \
variants: or epicanthic fold \ˌep-ə-ˌkan(t)-thik- \

Medical Definition of epicanthal 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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