Epicanthus



[ep-i-kan-thuh s] /ˌɛp ɪˈkæn θəs/

noun, plural epicanthi
[ep-i-kan-thahy, -thee] /ˌɛp ɪˈkæn θaɪ, -θi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
a fold of skin extending from the eyelid over the inner of the eye, common among Mongoloid peoples.
/ˌɛpɪˈkænθəs/
noun (pl) -thi (-θaɪ)
1.
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

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