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Flashcards in Ear Deck (28):
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type of cartilage that forms the external ear

elastic cartilage

2

features commonly obsered in the skin of the ear

hair follicles
sweat glands
sebaceous glands

3

what is the helix of the external ear

rounded outer rim of the auricle

4

rounded outer part of the external ear

helix

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name given to the anterior fold of the helix above the tragus

crus of the helix

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what constitutes the crus of the helix of the external ear

anterior fold of the helix above the tragus

7

what is the spine of the helix of the external ear

palpable anterior projection of the helix

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palpable anterior projection of the helix of the external ear

spine of the helix

9

scaphoid fossa of the external ear

depression under the rim of the helix

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depression under the rim of the helix

scaphoid fossa

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rounded inner rim of the external ear

antihelix

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what is the antihelix of the inner ear

rounded inner rim of the external ear

13

the antihelix of the external ear divides to form the_____

superior crus and inferior crus of the antihelix

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what is the superior crus of the antihelix of the external ear

rounded linear upper extension of the antihelix

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what is the inferior crus of the antihelix of the external ear

rounded linear lower extension of the antihelix

16

formed between the crura of the antihelix of the external ear

triangular fossa

17

what is the cymba concha of the external ear

part of the concha between the helix and the inferior crus of the antihelix

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what feature is between the inferior crus of the antihelix and the helix of the auricle

cymba concha

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name of hte cavity leading into the external auditory meatus

concha

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name of the eminence anterior to the concha

tragus

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name given to the "goats beard" of the auricle

tragus

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name of the indentation between the tragus and antitragus

intertragic incisure

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name of the rounded elevation superior to the lobule of the auricle

antitragus

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name given to the fatty, suspensory, inferior part of the auricle

lobule

25

protects the lateral third of the external acoustic meatus

cartilage

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protects the medial part of the external acoustic meatus

temporal bone

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skin lining the external acoustic meatus contains what modified sebaceous gland

ceruminous glands

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what is cerumen

product of ceruminous glands forming the bulk of ear wax (in short, fucking ear wax)