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lobule of auricle

 

Definition: the lowest part of the auricle; it consists of fat and fibrous tissue not reinforced by the auricular cartilage; it is often used as a site to obtain a small sample of blood with a lancet.

Synonym(s): lobulus auriculaeTA, ear lobe

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