It is covered by the auricular muscles, and by the base of the pinna of the ear.
They are found in an oyster which is something like the pinna, only less.
One of our patients had a tic of the left ear, consisting in visible elevation of the pinna.
pinna, a primary division with its leaflets of a bipinnate or tripinnate leaf.
There was the same shortening of the pinna, the same broad curve of the upper lobe, the same convolution of the inner cartilage.
It inclines the pinna outwards; it is, accordingly, an abductor of the pinna.
When he wants to go out in search of food, the pinna opens her shell, and lets him out.
Our figure of pinna, 16, is from a young specimen: it grows to great size, and spins a very silky byssus.
Gloves have been made from the byssal fibers of pinna mixed with silk.
The strange T-shaped "Hammer oyster" belongs to this family, as does also the pinna.
pinna pin·na (pĭn'ə)
n. pl. pin·nae (pĭn'ē)