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canthus

[′kan·thəs]
(anatomy)
Either of the two angles formed by the junction of the eyelids, designated outer or lateral, and inner or medial.
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The superior part of the nasal septum and the interfrontal part of the septum were eroded, and the soft tissue in the area of the right medial canthus and both laminae papyracea was exposed.
First a flap is created beginning at the lateral canthus and then extending upward in a semicircular pattern.
To identify the specific infecting strain of vaccinia, the virus isolated from the patient's canthus lesion was sequenced.
Unlike our case study, however, the primary tumor was "extensive, ulcerated" and originated from the outer canthus of the right eye; moreover, the
One lesion involved the left medial canthus and was endangering his eye and possibly his life due to extension medially.
Additional electrodes were placed at the outer canthus of each eye to obtain the subject's EOG (electrooculogram), which was used to facilitate artifact scoring.
Reduce this possibility by gently pressing your thumb on the inner canthus after instillation.
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An adult male with slender body about equal in width to width of head; snout rounded in both lateral and dorsal view and extending slightly beyond lower jaw; canthus and loreal concave; nostrils lateral (slightly dorsal) at anterior end of canthus; eye-nostril distance nearly equal to eye length; palpebrum clear except for free edge; tympanum circular, its diameter slightly less than half length of eye opening.
After treatment, the scleral hyperemia resolved but mild epiphora persisted, and a moderate generalized swelling developed just dorsal to the medial canthus.
18) Provided that the slit lamp chin rest is adjusted so that the outer canthus is aligned with the canthus marks, there will be no vertical discrepancy in the position of gaze.
The patient presented with epiphora, nasal obstruction, swelling of the left medial canthus, and drainage of a foul-smelling fluid from the left nostril.