bat ear


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lop-ear

(lop'ēr),
Congenital abnormality of the external ear, with poor development of helix and anthelix.
Synonym(s): bat ear

bat ear

A minor disfigurement of childhood in which the ears are larger and more protruding than usual.
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We report a case of auditory neuropathy with associated features like bilateral bat ears, hyperactive attention deficit.
That study provided key insights into the various shapes of bat ears among the different species, and illustrated how the differences could affect how their navigation systems worked.
That's why, in hopes of improving flying technology, they made 3-D models of 100 different bat ears. Bats use their ears to help them "see" in the dark.
Her big bat ears were outstretched as she collapsed in my arms.
Some children with prominent 'bat ears' can shrug it off and avoid bullying; others with only slightly protruding ears are very sensitive and their lives are made a misery.
This now automatically creates and places bird beaks and bat ears in the preliminary stages of design.
Bat ears are very common and occur because the child lacks one of the normal folds in the cartilage of the ear.
Mo has got loads of friends but his best friends are Hippo, Penguin, Monkey and Bat Ears.