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Medical Term:

barbula hirci

Pronunciation: bar′bū-lă hir′sī


The hairs growing from the tragus, antitragus, and incisura intertragica of the auricle of men after age 27 years.

[L. dim. of barba, beard, + gen. sing. of hircus, goat]

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