epicanthic fold(redirected from Epicanthal fold)
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ep·i·can·thic fold(ĕp′ĭ-kăn′thĭk) or ep·i·can·thal fold (-thəl)
A fold of skin of the upper eyelid that partially covers the inner corner of the eye. Also called epicanthus.
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|Noun||1.||epicanthic fold - a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome|
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