antihelix

noun
an·​ti·​he·​lix | \ -ˈhē-liks How to pronounce antihelix (audio) \
variants: also anthelix \ (ˈ)ant-​ How to pronounce anthelix (audio) \
plural antihelices\ -​ˈhel-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˈhē-​lə-​ How to pronounce antihelices (audio) \ or antihelixes\ -​ˈhē-​lik-​səz How to pronounce antihelixes (audio) \

Medical Definition of antihelix

: the curved elevation of cartilage within or in front of the helix

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