anthelix


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antihelix

 [an″te-he´liks]
the semicircular ridge on the ear anterior and parallel to the helix; called also anthelix.

an·ti·he·lix

(an'tē-hē'liks), [TA]
An elevated ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the helix of the external ear.
Synonym(s): anthelix

anthelix

/ant·he·lix/ (ant´he-liks) the semicircular ridge on the flap of the ear, anteroinferior to the helix.

an·ti·he·lix

(an'tē-hē'liks) [TA]
An elevated ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the helix of the auricle.
Synonym(s): anthelix.

an·ti·he·lix

, anthelix (an'tē-hē'liks, ant-hē'liks) [TA]
An elevated ridge of cartilage anterior and roughly parallel to the posterior portion of the helix of the external ear.

anthelix

a low transverse ridge across the medial wall of the first part of the ear canal. The bend in the pinna of lop-eared dogs occurs distal to the anthelix.