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Definition of Canthus

Canthus
Canthus Can"thus, n.; pl. Canthi. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] (Anat.) The corner where the upper and under eyelids meet on each side of the eye.

Meaning of Canthus from wikipedia

- Canthus (pl. canthi, palpebral commissures) is either corner of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet. More specifically, the inner and outer...
- age, and certain medical conditions. Epicanthus means 'above the canthus' with canthus being the Latinized form of the Ancient Gr**** κανθός : kanthós,...
- The canthus is either corner of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet. Canthus may also refer to: Canthus of the eye, also called the orbital...
- present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye from the medial canthus to protect and moisten it while maintaining vision. Some reptiles, birds...
- In Gr**** mythology, the name Canthus (Ancient Gr****: Κάνθος) may refer to: Canthus, one of the Argonauts, son of Canethus and grandson of Abas (alternately...
- In snakes and amphibians, the canthus, canthal ridge or canthus rostralis, is the angle between the flat crown of the head and the side of the head between...
- plica semilunaris is a small fold of bulbar conjunctiva on the medial canthus of the eye. It functions during movement of the eye, to help maintain tear...
- surgical division of the canthus, usually the outer canthus. A lateral canthotomy is the surgical division of the outer canthus. Epicanthoplasty Tarsorrhaphy...
- Palpebral fissure Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. (Palpebral fissure, visible but not labeled, is artificially widened.)...
- surgical division of the canthus. Canthopexy is the surgical fixation of the canthus. A canthoplasty is plastic surgery at the canthus. A canthorrhaphy is...