Definition of epicanthic in English:

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epicanthic

Pronunciation: /ˌepəˈkanTHik/

adjective

Denoting a fold of skin from the upper eyelid covering the inner angle of the eye, typical in many peoples of eastern Asia and found as a congenital abnormality elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • Pink or brown, time to break with an ignoble past, and that includes breaking with reptile-brained reactions to differences in skin-melanin content or epicanthic eyelid folds.
  • The majority of the human species had blended into various shades of brown, usually accompanied by dark hair and, more often than not, at least a trace of epicanthic fold to the eyes.
  • He was a tall, thin man with only the hint of an epicanthic fold.

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Syllabification: ep·i·can·thic

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