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Pronunciation: ska'fa, ska'fa


  1. The longitudinal furrow between the helix and the antihelix of the auricle.
  2. Obsolete term for scaphoid fossa.

Synonym(s): fossa of helix

[L. fr. G. skaphe, skiff]

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