Definition of Antitragus

1. n. A prominence on the lower posterior portion of the concha of the external ear, opposite the tragus. See Ear.



Definition of Antitragus

1. Noun. a projection of the auricle of the ear extending to the tragus ¹

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Definition of Antitragus

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Medical Definition of Antitragus

1. A prominence on the lower posterior portion of the concha of the external ear, opposite the tragus. See Ear. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antitragus

antitoxins
antitracking
antitrade
antitrade wind
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antitraditional
antitraditionalism
antitraditionalist
antitraditionalists
antitrafficking
antitragi
antitragicus
antitragicus muscle
antitragohelicine
antitragohelicine fissure
antitragus (current term)
antitrain
antitransform
antitransforms
antitransglutaminase
antitranspirant
antitranspirants
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antitreponemal
antitreponemal agents
antitrichomonal
antitrichomonal agents

Literary usage of Antitragus

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1. Signaletic Instructions Including the Theory and Practice of by Alphonse Bertillon (1896)
"Peculiarities of the tragus, the antitragus and the concha. ... Sometimes the antitragus fuses itself with the starting point of the border, which in such a ..."

2. Diseases of the Ear: A Text-book for Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Edward Bradford Dench (1919)
"Immediately in front of the antihelix and extending downward as far as the antitragus is a deep cavity called the concha; this depression is partially ..."

3. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"There is thus no gap between the tragus (g*) and antitragus (//), as in man, ... At its caudolateral margin the antitragus extends distad as a thin, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"antitragus scarcely perceptible. Tragus pointed gradually, external basal lobe ... antitragus simple, linear. Tragus nearly half the height of auricle, ..."

5. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, John Cleland, Allen Thomson (1867)
"Beneath the antitragus, and forming the lower end of the auricle, is the lobule, which is devoid of the firmness and elasticity that characterise the rest ..."

6. Nervous and mental diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1899)
"Triplication of crura furcata; ma formed helix and antitragus ; absent lobule. Fig. 265. ... and antitragus ; a type of Stahl ear, No. 3. Fig. 267. ..."

7. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"The tragus and antitragus are separated below by a deep notch, the incisura ... These structures—viz., the antihelix above and behind, the antitragus and ..."

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