canthorrhaphy

canthorrhaphy

 [kan-thor´ah-fe]
the suturing of the palpebral fissure at either canthus.

can·thor·rha·phy

(kan-thōr'ă-fē),
Suture of the eyelids at either canthus. Compare: tarsorrhaphy.
[G. kanthos, canthus, + rhaphē, suture]

canthorrhaphy

(kăn-thôr′ə-fē)
n.
The surgical shortening of the palpebral fissure of the eyelids by suturing the canthus.

can·thor·rha·phy

(kan-thōr'ă-fē)
Suture of the eyelids at either canthus.
[G. kanthos, canthus, + rhaphē, suture]

canthorrhaphy

Stitching together of the angle of the eyelids so as to narrow the lid opening. Also known as lateral TARSORRHAPHY.

canthorrhaphy

the suturing of the palpebral fissure at either canthus.