canthorrhaphy

canthorrhaphy

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

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

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

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

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