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

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A canthorrhaphy is suturing of the outer canthus to shorten the palpebral fissure.
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