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  • n. a ridge of cartilage on the eminentia conchae of the ear

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy: Same as propons.
  • n. A ridge on the posterior surface of the concha of the ear, giving attachment to the retrahens aurem muscle.
  • n. A ridge which passes between the pyramid and the promontory on the wall of the tympanum.
  • n. A bridge which passes between the right lobe of the liver and the lobus Spigelii.

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