from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as epicanthis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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

[New Latin : epi– + canthus.]



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