the outer portion of the ear, consisting of the auricle and the canal extending to the tympanic membrane.
Words nearby external ear
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British Dictionary definitions for external ear
the part of the ear consisting of the auricle and the auditory canal
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Medicine definitions for external ear
The outer portion of the ear including the auricle and the passage leading to the eardrum.outer ear
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