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#11815 - 12/02/00 04:15 AM corner of the eye  
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what is the term for the fold on the inner corner of the eye. i believe that it is used mainly with asian people. i first saw the term in howard fast's book the second generation.


#11816 - 12/02/00 04:59 AM Re: corner of the eye  
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this too shall pass
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#11817 - 02/25/01 08:09 PM Re: corner of the eye  
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EPI + CANTHUS6 a small normal fold of skin from the upper eyelid sometimes covering the inner corner of the eye, as
in many Asian peoples: also occurs with certain abnormal conditions, as Down‘s syndrome
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pl. 3thi# 730j#8 5ModL < Gr kanthos: for IE base see CANT26 either corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet




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