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tragus

 [tra´gus] (L.)
a cartilaginous projection anterior to the external opening of the ear; used also in the plural to designate hairs growing on the pinna of the external ear, especially on the anterior cartilaginous projection. adj., adj tra´gal.

tra·gus

, pl.

tra·gi

(trā'gŭs, -jī),
1. A tonguelike projection of the cartilage of the auricle in front of the opening of the external acoustic meatus and continuous with the cartilage of this canal. Synonym(s): antilobium, hircus (3)
2.
[G. tragos, goat, in allusion to the hairs growing on the part, like a goatee]

tragus

(trā′gəs)
n. pl. tra·gi (-gī, -jī)
1. The projection of skin-covered cartilage in front of the meatus of the external ear.
2. Any of the hairs growing at the entrance to the meatus of the external ear.

tra·gus

, pl. tragi (trā'gŭs, -jī)
1. A tonguelike projection of the cartilage of the auricle in front of the opening of the external acoustic meatus and continuous with the cartilage of this canal.
Synonym(s): hircus (3) .
2. See: tragi (2)
[G. tragos, goat, in allusion to the hairs growing on the part, like a goatee]

tragus

The small projection of skin-covered cartilage lying in front of the external ear opening (meatus).

tra·gus

, pl. tragi (trā'gŭs, -jī)
A tonguelike projection of the cartilage of the auricle in front of the opening of the external acoustic meatus and continuous with the cartilage of this canal.
Synonym(s): hircus (3) .
[G. tragos, goat, in allusion to the hairs growing on the part, like a goatee]
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Because it has never been documented in the literature whether the location of the earring placement may play a role in the backing's becoming embedded, the relative risk of embedded backing between the tragus and other locations remains unknown.
We describe a method of a lasting, sturdy reconstruction of the tragus using ipsilateral conchal cartilage, harvested through a postauricular incision.
The mean distances of the mandibular ligament from tragus, lateral canthus and commissure reference points were 114.80 [+ or -] 9.76 (102.0-139.0) mm, 99.20 [+ or -] 9.52 (83.0-115.0) mm and 32.90 [+ or -] 8.08 (20.0-45.0) mm, respectively.
Tragus chief executive Steve Richards said the plan was "crucial for reducing the group's unsustainable level of debt."
Wilhelmi et al 2003 (1), studied temporal branch of facial nerve by using landmarks as anterior edge of parotid gland from tragus and mesenteric tuberosity along the zygomatic arch, The risk for facial nerve injury has been reported to be increased with the inclusion of superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) elevation as compared with a skin-only face lift.
Tragus Holdings now has 125 Cafe Rouge and 90 Bella Italia stores across the West Midlands, as well several of its Strada brand.
Headteacher John McNally told the Examiner he believed the school had a fair policy and the tragus piercing was deemed "inappropriate".
Private equity-owned Tragus reckons it's serving up a successful recipe of well-placed restaurants and good-value food.
Mr Tchenguiz stepped up his fight for the business with an increased offer of pounds 104.2m, topping a second, higher pounds 99.7m bid from restaurant chain Tragus made at the end of last week.
Sean Pound, of Tragus Ltd, which owns the chain, said: "We have looked very closely at the demographics of Harborne and the surrounding area and believe one of our restaurants would work very well in this location.
The 3D displacements of the thorax to the pelvis were sampled with a 3D-electrogoniometer during right and left arabesque, developpe a la seconde and pied-en-main, and a photographic technique was used to calculate lower-limb elevation, shoulder inclination, and tragus or C7 displacement.
Tragus Holdings Ltd, the independent restaurant group have unveiled The Tragus Development and Training centre; a new facility for the development of teams and menus across the group's 153 restaurants, including Bella Pasta and Cafe Rouge.