- the inward curving ridge of the auricle of the ear.
Origin of antihelix
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The antihelix may be so developed as to rise in front of the helix—Wildermuth's ear.Pedagogical Anthropology
Between the helix and the antihelix is the fossa of the helix.
On the cranial surface of the pinna elevations correspond to the concha and to the fossae 792 of the helix and antihelix.
- a variant spelling of anthelix
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- Variant ofanthelix
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