Antihelix



the inward curving ridge of the auricle of the ear.
Historical Examples

The antihelix may be so developed as to rise in front of the helix—Wildermuth’s ear.
Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori

Between the helix and the antihelix is the fossa of the helix.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9 Various

On the cranial surface of the pinna elevations correspond to the concha and to the fossae 792 of the helix and antihelix.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9 Various

noun (pl) -helices (-ˈhiːlɪsiːz), -helixes
a variant spelling of anthelix

antihelix an·ti·he·lix (ān’tē-hē’lĭks, ān’tī-)
n.
Variant of anthelix.

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