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From Latin canthus ‎(the tire of a wheel), from Ancient Greek κανθός ‎(kanthós, corner of the eye, tire, etc.)

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canthus ‎(plural canthi)

  1. (anatomy) Either corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet.
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita:
      the lowly East with its deer head (dark trace of long tear at inner canthus
    • 2015 August 26, “Effects of Relaxing Music on Mental Fatigue Induced by a Continuous Performance Task: Behavioral and ERPs Evidence”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136446:
      A ground electrode located between Fpz and Fz. The electro-oculogram (EOG) was recorded bipolarly from two electrodes placed at the outer canthi of the right eye and below the left eye.

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