noun, plural canthi [kan-thahy] . Anatomy.
the angle or corner on each side of the eye, formed by the junction of the upper and lower lids.

1640–50; < Neo-Latin, Latin < Greek kanthós; cf. cant2

canthal, adjective Unabridged
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canthus (ˈkænθəs)
n , pl -thi
the inner or outer corner or angle of the eye, formed by the natural junction of the eyelids
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin: iron tyre]

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canthus can·thus (kān'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'thal (-thəl) adj.
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Example sentences for canthus
A canthorrhaphy is suturing of the outer canthus to shorten the palpebral fissure.
A canthotomy is the surgical division of the canthus, usually the outer canthus.
A lateral canthotomy is the surgical division of the outer canthus.
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