outstanding ear

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outstanding ear

excessive protrusion of the auricle from the head, usually due to failure of the antihelical fold to develop.
Synonym(s): lop ear, protruding ear

outstanding ear

An auricular deformity characterized by an excess protrusion of the ear from the head, attributed to a defective or absent antihelical fold formation and often accompanied by a large conchal bowl Treatment Surgical reduction or correction of conchal bowl cartilage

out·stand·ing ear

(owt-stan'ding ēr)
Excessive protrusion of the auricle of the external ear from the head, usually due to failure of the antihelical fold to develop.
Synonym(s): protruding ear.
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Now he suddenly turned himself sideways, and all I could see of him was tangled hair with a red, protruding ear.
large lips, Machiavellian ear, protruding ear, alopecia (baldness), facial sag, and loose neck skin.
for those affected by the social stigmas associated with protruding ears but are reluctant to undergo conventional otoplasty surgery
I'm a hurdler, and because I'm 5-7, people doubted whether I could do it," said Jackson, who got his nickname from his protruding ears.
Bullied at school over her protruding ears, Val Heasley was desperate to spare her son Luke the taunting and paranoia she had suffered all her life.
He is described as white, 6ft tall, of thin build and has straight fair hair, blue eyes and protruding ears.
No matter how much they seem to stick out, protruding ears aren't necessarily going to dominate one's appearance completely.
Mum has an appalling photo of me as a choirboy with protruding ears and hair stuck out at an extraordinary angle.
In North Wales 76 pinnaplasties - the surgical term for pinning back protruding ears - and 18 facelifts were carried out on the NHS between 2008-2010.
The suspect has been described as white, in his twenties, of medium build with dark hair, and with protruding ears.
Surgery to correct protruding ears is most common among people living in Bridgend and rhinoplasty, to reconstruct or correct nose defects, is most common among people living in Swansea.
Another small canvas bears a figure with protruding ears whose features have been entirely obscured by some thirty coats of paint.