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antitragus

Pronunciation: an′tē-trā′gŭs

Definition: A projection of the cartilage of the auricle, in front of the tail of the helix, just above the lobule, and posterior to the tragus from which it is separated by the intertragic notch.

[G. anti-tragos, the eminence of the external ear, fr. anti, opposite, + tragos, a goat, the tragus]

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