from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In anatomy: Same as
- noun A ridge on the posterior surface of the concha of the ear, giving attachment to the retrahens aurem muscle.
- noun A ridge which passes between the pyramid and the promontory on the wall of the tympanum.
- noun A bridge which passes between the right lobe of the liver and the lobus Spigelii.
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- noun anatomy a
ridgeof cartilageon the eminentia conchae of the ear
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The eminentia conchæ is crossed by a vertical ridge (ponticulus), which gives attachment to the Auricularis posterior muscle.