a fold of skin extending from the eyelid over the inner canthus of the eye, common among Asian populations.
- Also called epicanthic fold, eyefold.
- ep·i·can·thic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for epicanthus
a fold of skin extending vertically over the inner angle of the eye: characteristic of Mongolian peoples and a congenital anomaly among other races: Also called: epicanthic fold
- epicanthic, adjective
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