The external ear is a minute aperture in the skin situated at a short distance behind the eye.
There is no external ear, no tympanum, and no Eustachian tube.
His instructions for the removal of objects from the external ear are interestingly practical.
The external ear is, of all organs, that most affected by degeneracy.
In the middle of the external ear is the meatus, or passage, which varies in length in different individuals.
The middle ear is separated from the external ear by the drum-head.
Birds, except nocturnal species, have no external ear, but hear well.
Next may be placed the stature and external proportions, and the form of such appendages as the external ear and tail.
At about seventy days the eyelids are visible, the nose becomes prominent, the mouth enlarges, and the external ear may be seen.
Like some, but not all, other aquatic Mammalia the Whales have apparently no external ear.
external ear n.
The outer portion of the ear including the auricle and the passage leading to the eardrum. Also called outer ear.