microtia

n.

"abnormal smallness of the ear," 1881, Medical Latin, from micro- + Greek ous (genitive otos) "ear" (see ear (n.)).


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microtia in Medicine

microtia

[mī-krōshē-ə, -shə]

n.

Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the ear.
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