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antihelix

[ an-tee-hee-liks, an-tahy- ]
/ 藢忙n ti藞hi l瑟ks, 藢忙n ta瑟- /
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noun, plural an路ti路hel路i路ces [an-tee-hel-i-seez, an-tahy-], /藢忙n ti藞h蓻l 瑟藢siz, 藢忙n ta瑟-/, an路ti路he路lix路es.Anatomy.
the inward curving ridge of the auricle of the ear.
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Origin of antihelix

1715鈥25; anti- + helix; replacing anthelix<Greek, equivalent to ant-ant- + h茅lixhelix
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British Dictionary definitions for antihelix

antihelix
/ (藢忙nt瑟藞hi藧l瑟ks) /

noun plural -helices (-藞hi藧l瑟si藧z) or -helixes
a variant spelling of anthelix
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Medical definitions for antihelix

antihelix
[ 膬n鈥瞭膿-h膿l沫ks, 膬n鈥瞭墨- ]

n.
Variant ofanthelix
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