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Darwin's tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of Darwin's tubercle

  1. :  the slight projection occasionally present on the edge of the external human ear and assumed by some scientists to represent the pointed part of the ear of quadrupeds—called also auricular tubercle of Darwin


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