antihelix


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Related to antihelix: condyloid process, Scaphoid fossa

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

antihelix

a small curved rim parallel and interior to the auricular 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.

antihelix

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As the long axis of the abnormal crus is often far from parallel to the normal long axis of the antihelix, simple Mustarde suture methods may not be viable.
The skin and perichondrium of the upper and middle thirds of the antihelix were resected.
A 29-year-old woman presented to the plastic surgery clinic at the University of California-Irvine Medical Center with a chief complaint of a slowly growing lesion on the antihelix of her right ear.
5-cm purple lesion on the antihelix of the right ear (figure 1, A).
The left ear demonstrated an unusual anomaly in which a prominent helical crus fused with the midportion of the antihelix, pinching the meatus (figure).
Tubercles 4 through 6 arise from the second branchial arch and form the (4) antihelix, (5) antitragus, and (6) lobule.