[n] - a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus
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Synonym for epicanthal fold ... A fold of skin that comes down across the inner angle of the eye. The epicanthal fold is more common in children with Down syndrome and other birth defects than normal children and so is of value in diagnosis. Although some dictionaries state that this eye fold is fou...
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epicanthic fold noun a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down`s syndrome
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(ep″ĭ-kan´thәs) a vertical fold of skin on either side of the nose, sometimes covering the inner canthus; it is a normal characteristic in persons of certain races, but is anomalous in others. adj., epican´thal, epican´thic., adj.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ep′i-kan′thŭs Synonyms: palpebronasal fold
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The epicanthus is a vertical fold of skin at the inner corner of the eye. It is common in Mongolians, but rare in other races.
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Greek epi = upon, and kanthos = corner, hence, the fold of skin over the inner angle of the upper eyelid, a normal characteristic in certain races, and a congenital anomaly in others.
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1) A vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus 2) Epicanthic fold 3) Fold 4) Plica
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