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Noun: epicanthus  ,e-pi'kan-thus
  1. A vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome
    - epicanthic fold

Derived forms: epicanthuses

Type of: fold, plica

Part of: eye, oculus, optic

Encyclopedia: Epicanthus