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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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