apex of auricle

apex of auricle

[TA]
a point projecting upward and posteriorly from the free outcurved margin of the helix slightly posterior to its upper end.
See also: auricular tubercle.

a·pex of au·ri·cle

(āpeks awri-kĕl) [TA]
Point projecting upward and posteriorly from the free outcurved margin of the helix slightly posterior to its upper end.
See also: auricular tubercle
Synonym(s): apex auriculae, apex satyri.
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Apex of auricle was turned inferiorly in 87% of cases, superiorly in 10% cases and horizontally directed in 3% of cases.