epicanthal fold

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

: 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


Medical Dictionary

epicanthal fold

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