cauda helicis


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tail of he·lix

[TA]
a flattened process terminating the cartilage of the helix of the ear, posteriorly and inferiorly.
Synonym(s): cauda helicis [TA]
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cauda helicis

A pointed process extending inferiorly from the helix of the auricular cartilage of the ear.
See also: cauda
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