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preauricular groove


Definition: a groove on the pelvic surface of the ilium just lateral to the auricular surface; it is more pronounced in the female.

Synonym(s): paraglenoid groove, paraglenoid sulcus, preauricular sulcus, sulcus paraglenoidalis

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