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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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Maintain sufficient and anatomical canthal fixation.
The osteotomy was performed starting from the access point, and a greenstick fracture occurred with minimal manual pressure at the canthal level after execution of the osteotomy on the opposite side (figure 2).
In patients with pronounced lower lid retraction, we used the LTS procedure to establish lateral canthal support in addition to SOOF elevation and hard palate graft to effectively lift atonic lids.
8 Radiotherapy is another optional adjuvant treatment of excised BCC in the medial canthal region, with a response rate better than 90%.
For paralytic vector lower eyelid retraction, prior surgical options include tarsorrhaphy, canthal anchoring, tarsal pillars, or suspension procedures.
Skin lesions/other: Excision BCC ear; Excision BCC nose; Excision BCC cheek; Excision BCC Lateral Canthal area; Excision BCC Naso-labial area; Excision BCC lower eyelid; Excision BCC eyebrow; Excision BCC forehead.
Recurrent conjunctivitis due to medial canthal pocket syndrome in a dog- a report.
The company said BOTOX Vista is now indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of lateral canthal lines (CFL) in adult patients under the age of 65.
There is a labyrinth of connective tissues attached to Whitnall's tubercle and as patients age, there is laxity of the septum, retinaculum, and orbicularis; rounding of the lateral canthal angle; and a negative intercanthal tilt that develops as the lateral canthus drops in relation to the medial canthus, said Dr.
avoidance of facial scar, preservation of medial canthal anatomy, better visualisation resulting in less intra- operative trauma and blood loss and reduced operative time.
Of those bilateral cases inferonasal corneoconjunctival dermoids were most frequently reported followed by nasal canthal dermoids (Ismail 1993; Yeruham et al.