anthelix

antihelix

/ (æntˈhiːlɪks, ænˈθiː-) /

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

anthelix
[ ănt-hēlĭks ]

n.

Ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the auricle helix.
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