porion

noun
po·​ri·​on | \ ˈpōr-ē-ˌän How to pronounce porion (audio) \
plural poria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce poria (audio) \ or porions

Medical Definition of porion

: the midpoint on the upper margin of the external auditory canal

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