Risus caninus - definition of risus caninus by The Free Dictionary
Cynic spasm (redirected from risus caninus)
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|(Med.) ||a convulsive contraction of the muscles of one side of the face, producing a sort of grin, suggesting certain movements in the upper lip of a dog.|
|(Med.) ||See under Cynic.|
See also: Cynic, Spasm
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.