Definition of Anthelix

1. n. Same as Antihelix.



Definition of Anthelix

1. Noun. (anatomy) A curved prominence of cartilage on the pinna, parallel with and in front of the helix. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anthelix

1. the inner curved ridge on the cartilage of the external ear [n -LICES or -LIXES]

Medical Definition of Anthelix

1. Same as Antihelix. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthelix

antetypes
anteversion
anteversions
antevert
anteverted
anteverting
anteverts
antevolate
anthacyclin
anthacyclins
anthanthrene
anthelia
anthelices
anthelion
anthelions
anthelix (current term)
anthelixes
anthelmint
anthelminthic
anthelmintic
anthelmintics
anthelone
anthelone E
anthelone U
anthelotic
anthem
anthema
anthemed
anthemia
anthemic

Literary usage of Anthelix

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1. Morris's Human Anatomy: A Complete Systematic Treatise by English and by Henry Morris, James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"The anthelix divides superiorly into two ridges, the crura of the anthelix, and between these is a shallow depression, the triangular fossa ..."

2. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1914)
"The Wildermuth ear.1 The anthelix projects so far as to form the most prominent part of the ... the cms superius of the anthelix coalesces with the helix, ..."

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