noun, plural can·thi [kan-thahy]. /ˈkæn θaɪ/. Anatomy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM canthuscanthal, adjective
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An incision is made outwards and slightly upwards from the canthus.
The conjunctiva and outer canthus are then united with sutures.
The globe is first enucleated and the outer canthus divided.
The speculum is opened to its full width without undue strain on the canthus and is kept in position by tightening the screw.
Canthotomy is simple division of the outer canthus without stitching the conjunctiva into the wound.