epicanthal fold

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noun epi·can·thal fold \ˌe-pə-ˈkan(t)-thəl-, 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

Variants of epicanthal fold

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epicanthic fold

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

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-\

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

Variants of epicanthal fold

or

epicanthic fold

\ˌep-ə-ˌkan(t)-thik-\ play

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