epicanthal fold

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

epicanthic fold

play \ˌe-pə-ˈkan(t)-thik-, ˈe-pə-ˌkan(t)-\

Definition of epicanthal 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 and Etymology of epicanthal fold

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


First Known Use: circa 1865


Medical Dictionary

epicanthal fold

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

epicanthic fold

\ˌep-ə-ˌkan(t)-thik-\ play

Medical Definition of epicanthal 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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