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Auricular point

auricular point

auricular point n.
A craniometric point usually located at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus.
Historical Examples

Auriculo-frontal radius: from the tragus or from the auricular point to the ophryon.
Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori


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