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Medical Term:

palpebronasal fold


Definition: a fold of skin extending from the root of the nose to the medial termination of the eyebrow, overlapping the medial angle of the eye; its presence is normal in fetal life and in some Asians.

Synonym(s): plica palpebronasalisTA, medial canthic fold, epicanthal fold, epicanthus, mongolian fold

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