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antitragus

[an-ti-truh-guh s] /ænˈtɪ trə gəs/
noun, plural antitragi
[an-ti-truh-jahy, -gahy] /ænˈtɪ trəˌdʒaɪ, -ˌgaɪ/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a process of the external ear.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Neo-Latin < Greek antítragos. See anti-, tragus
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British Dictionary definitions for antitragus

antitragus

/ænˈtɪtrəɡəs/
noun (pl) -gi (-ˌdʒaɪ)
1.
a cartilaginous projection of the external ear opposite the tragus
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek antitragos; see anti-, tragus
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antitragus in Medicine

antitragus an·ti·tra·gus (ān'tĭ-trā'gəs)
n.
A projection of the auricle of the ear posterior to the tragus.

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