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outer ear

noun

Simple Definition of outer ear

  • biology : the part of the ear that can be seen on the outside of your head

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of outer ear

  1. :  the outer visible portion of the ear that collects and directs sound waves toward the tympanic membrane by way of a canal which extends inward through the temporal bone

1701

First Known Use of outer ear

1701


Medical Dictionary

outer ear

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noun out·er ear \ˈau̇t-ər-\

Medical Definition of outer ear

  1. :  the outer visible portion of the ear that collects and directs sound waves toward the tympanic membrane by way of a canal which extends inward through the temporal bone




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