Definition of Antihelix

1. n. The curved elevation of the cartilage of the ear, within or in front of the helix. See Ear.



Definition of Antihelix

1. Noun. (medicine) The curved prominence of the external ear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antihelix

1. [n -LIXES or -LICES]

Medical Definition of Antihelix

1. The curved elevation of the cartilage of the ear, within or in front of the helix. See Ear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antihelix

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antihelix (current term)
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Literary usage of Antihelix

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1910)
"Schematic horizontal section of a prominent ear, showing absence of the fold in the cartilage that forms the antihelix. Fig. 5. Schematic section of auricle ..."

2. Diseases of the Ear: A Text-book for Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Edward Bradford Dench (1919)
"Immediately in front of this fossa is a broad convex ridge running parallel to the helix called the antihelix, dividing above into two branches—the crura ..."

3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, John Cleland, Allen Thomson (1867)
"Within the helix is another curved ridge, the antihelix, which, beginning below at the ... Between the helix aud the antihelix is a narrow, curved groove, ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"Between the latter and the antihelix is a groove, the fossa of the helix.4 Flo. ... The large dots in the concha and fossa of the antihelix are the orifices ..."

5. A System of human anatomy, general and special by Erasmus Wilson, George Buchanan, Henry Edward Clark (1880)
"The elevatio parallel with and in front of the helix, is the antihelix (i>rl, ... The spac between the helix and antihelix is named the fossa of the beli ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Another curved prominence, parallel with and in front of the helix, is called the antihelix; this divides above into two crura, between which is a ..."

7. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"The concha is the wide and deep fossa which leads into the external meatus ; the antihelix is the curved prominence which bounds this posteriorly ..."

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