Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See epicanthic fold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A skin fold of the upper eyelid, typical to East Asians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as epicanthis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin : epi- + canthus.

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