antihelix

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

Medical Definition of antihelix

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

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