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epicanthus

  

      n   pl   , -thi   a fold of skin extending vertically over the inner angle of the eye: characteristic of Mongolian peoples and a congenital anomaly among other races,   (Also called)    epicanthic fold  
     (C19: New Latin, from epi- + Latin canthus corner of the eye, from Greek kanthos)  
  epicanthic      adj  
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