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Medical Term:

Mozart ear

Pronunciation: mot'sahrt


a deformity of the pinna where the two crura of the antihelix and the crus of the helix are fused, giving a bulging appearance of the superior part of the pinna.

[Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756–1791, composer, was said to have had this deformity]

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