epicanthus definition

  • noun:
    • view epicanthic fold.
    • A skin fold associated with top eyelid, typical to East Asians.
    • Same as epicanthis.
    • a vertical fold of skin on the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian individuals; often happens in Down's syndrome
    • See epicanthic fold.
    • A skin fold regarding the top eyelid, typical to East Asians.
    • just like epicanthis.
    • a vertical fold of epidermis across nasal canthus; regular for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's problem
    • view epicanthic fold.
    • A skin fold regarding the upper eyelid, typical to East Asians.
    • just like epicanthis.
    • a vertical fold of skin throughout the nasal canthus; regular for Mongolian individuals; often does occur in Down's syndrome
    • See epicanthic fold.
    • A skin fold of upper eyelid, typical to East Asians.
    • identical to epicanthis.
    • a vertical fold of skin on the nasal canthus; typical for Mongolian peoples; often takes place in Down's syndrome

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