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canthus

 [kan´thus] (pl. can´thi) (L.)
the angular junction of the eyelids at either corner of the eyes. adj., adj can´thal.

angle of eye

[TA]
the medial or lateral angle between superior and inferior eyelids. See: lateral angle of eye, medial angle of eye.
Synonym(s): angulus oculi, canthal angle, canthus

canthus

(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.

can·thus

, pl. canthi (kan'thŭs, -thī)
The angle of the eye.
[G. kanthos, corner of the eye]

canthus

The corner the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet. In epicanthus, the upper lid margin curves over to conceal the canthus.

canthus 

The angle formed by the upper and lower eyelids at the nasal (inner canthus or medial canthus) or temporal (outer canthus or external angle) end. Plural: canthi. Syn. palpebral angle. See lacrimal caruncle; angular conjunctivitis; epicanthus.