cauliflower ear


cauliflower ear

noun

: an ear that is permanently damaged and swollen after being hit many times

Full Definition of CAULIFLOWER EAR

:  an ear deformed from injury and excessive growth of reparative tissue

First Known Use of CAULIFLOWER EAR

1904

cau·li·flow·er ear

noun \ˌk-li-ˌfla(-ə)r-, ˌkäl-i-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAULIFLOWER EAR

: an ear deformed from injury and excessive growth of reparative tissue

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