Definition of epicanthus in English:

epicanthus

noun

Anatomy
  • A fold of skin overlapping the inner angle (canthus) of the eye.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Lawrence (1783–1867), surgeon. From epi- + canthus, after German Epicanthus.

Pronunciation

epicanthus

/ˌɛpɪˈkanθəs/