Antitragus



a process of the external ear.
Historical Examples

It is to this antitragus, but proceeding from another direction, that the parotido-auricular muscle is inserted (Fig. 90, 15).
Artistic Anatomy of Animals douard Cuyer

The genus Rhinolophus has a large nose leaf, and an antitragus to the ear.
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard

The tragus ought normally to exceed the antitragus in dimensions.
Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori

The nose leaf is complicated, and there are only two phalanges in all the toes; there is no antitragus to the ear.
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard

All bats have large ears, each of which contains a curious inner ear known as the “antitragus.”
Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville

noun (pl) -gi (-ˌdʒaɪ)
a cartilaginous projection of the external ear opposite the tragus

antitragus an·ti·tra·gus (ān’tĭ-trā’gəs)
n.
A projection of the auricle of the ear posterior to the tragus.

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