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Medical Term:

cartilage of acoustic meatus


the cartilage that forms the wall of the lateral part of the external acoustic meatus. It is incomplete above and is firmly attached to the margins of the bony part of the external meatus.

Synonym(s): cartilago meatus acusticiTA, meatal cartilage

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