earlobe


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earlobe

also

ear lobe

(îr′lōb′)
n.
The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.

earlobe

, ear lobe
The soft bottom edge of the outer ear containing no cartilage.
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In the ideal repair of the dilated earlobe, reconstruction will yield a round, natural-appearing earlobe without any notching, which is amenable to future piercing.
Earlobe crease may provide predictive information on asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease in patients clinically free of atherosclerotic vascular disease.
8 Unfortunately, these studies have failed to identify the recurrence rates in keloids of earlobe and keloids of helix separately.
The victim in a witness statement given to police said he was still suffering from the physical and emotional scars of having his earlobe bitten off.
Of them, 7,537 had receding hairlines at the temples, 3,938 had baldness at the crown of the head, 3,405 had earlobe crease and 678 sported fatty deposits around the eye.
8220;I'm very happy to now formally offer earlobe repair for most piercing-related conditions.
For his record-breaking launch, Pierce stretched his earlobe to a length of nearly 12 centimeters (5 inches).
Mr McNally said the school allowed students to wear "traditional" ear studs in each earlobe but they asked students to remove other jewellery deemed "inappropriate".
The authors, aware that pediatric patients receive transcutaneous CO2 measurements to monitor the adequacy of ventilation, proposed clipping the CO2 sensor to the earlobe of patients in septic shock as a new indicator of skin hypoperfusion.
Telltale signs of the procedure, already favoured by pop queen Madonna, include prongs of skin pulled back by the earlobe.
The worker reported to a local urgent care clinic in Virginia in July 2008 because of symptoms such as swollen lymph nodes, discharge from his earlobe and fever.