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Medical Term:

oblique muscle of auricle


a thin band of oblique muscular fibers extending from the upper part of the eminence of the concha to the convexity of the helix, running across the groove corresponding to the inferior crus of the anthelix.

Synonym(s): musculus obliquus auriculaeTA, oblique auricular muscle, Tod muscle

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