/ (æntˈhiːlɪks, ænˈθiː-) /
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noun plural -helices (-ˈhiːlɪsiːz) or -helixes
anatomy a prominent curved fold of cartilage just inside the outer rim of the external ear
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Medical definitions for anthelix
[ ănt-hē′lĭks ]
Ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the auricle helix.
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