telecanthus

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telecanthus

 [tel″ĕ-kan´thus]
abnormally increased distance between the medial canthi of the eyelids.
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tel·e·can·thus

(tel'ĕ-kan'thŭs), [MIM*187350]
Increased distance between the medial canthi or angles of the eyelids.
[G. tēle, distant, + kanthos, canthus]
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tel·e·can·thus

(tel'ĕ-kan'thŭs)
Increased distance between the medial canthi or angles of the eyelids.
[G. tēle, distant, + kanthos, canthus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

telecanthus 

Excessive separation between the medial canthi of the eyelids. It may occur in isolation or form part of the blepharophimosis syndrome. Treatment consists in shortening and re-fixating the medial canthal tendons to the lacrimal crest. See blepharophimosis syndrome.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann