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isthmus of cartilaginous auricle


Definition: a narrow bridge connecting the cartilage of the external acoustic meatus and the lamina of the tragus with the main portion of the cartilage of the auricle.

Synonym(s): isthmus cartilaginis auris, isthmus of cartilage of ear

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