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can·thus

 (kăn′thəs)
n. pl. can·thi (-thī′)
The angle formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelids at either side of the eye.

[Late Latin, from Greek kanthos.]

canthus

(ˈkænθəs)
n, pl -thi (-ˌθaɪ)
(Anatomy) the inner or outer corner or angle of the eye, formed by the natural junction of the eyelids
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin: iron tyre]
ˈcanthal adj

can•thus

(ˈkæn θəs)

n., pl. -thi (-thī).
the angle or corner on each side of the eye, formed by the junction of the upper and lower lids.
[1640–50; < New Latin, Latin; compare cant2]
can′thal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canthus - either of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meetcanthus - either of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
nasal canthus - the inner corner of the eye
temporal canthus - the outer corner of the eye
corner - the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
Translations

can·thus

1. n. canto, borde;
2. ángulo formado por el párpado externo y el interno al unirse en ambas partes del ojo.
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2) The tears drain into the conjunctival sac on the bulbar surface of the lower lid and then exit via the inferior and superior nasolacrimal puncta at the medial canthus.
Patients may be instructed to apply traction in the area of the lateral canthus with one finger, fixing the eyelids, and then applying mild compression upwards and downwards with fingers of the opposite hand
She reported associated discomfort from frontal pressure and pain in the area of the right medial canthus.
The caruncle on the nasal canthus contains both conjunctival and cutaneous structures and tumours can be of skin or mucosal origin.
2); narinas ligeramente protuberantes y dirigidas dorsolateralmente; canthus rostralis redondeado y ligeramente concavo; region loreal concava desembocando abruptamente en los labios; crestas craneanas ausentes; parpado superior carece de tuberculos pero con textura fuertemente areolada (Fig.
She sustained a 5 cm partial thickness laceration below her left eye, arising adjacent to the medial canthus and extending to the left malar prominence.
45) Patients most commonly present shortly after birth with a bluish, subcutaneous cystic swelling inferior to the medial canthus or a nasal mass.
Electrooculorgram (EOG) was recorded from dedicated electrodes placed above and below the left eye and at the outer canthus of each eye.
If restrict tongue interferes with movement breast feeding, refer for division (NICE, 2005) Extra digits or toes Attached by fleshy Refer to a plastic skin tags, may have surgeon (non- tendon/ bone urgent) involvement Blocked naso- Persistent sticky Gentle massage from lacrimal ducts eyes, swab culture medial canthus negative, no towards nasal evidence of bridge.
The point of reference used to zero the system is the external auditory meatus or the outer canthus of the eye.
Clypeus rectangular, wide, apex truncate, anterior angles rounded, length 2/5 cephalic length; surface broadly concave with large, dense and umbilicate punctures; apical fourth with small, simple punctures; sides slightly indented in front of eyes; ocular canthus not prominent.