ear lobe

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also ear lobe  (îr′lōb′)
The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.

ear lobe

1. (Anatomy) the fleshy lower part of the external ear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ear lobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human earear lobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
auricle, pinna, ear - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"

ear lobe

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ear lobe, earlobe

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The slit ear lobes supported heavy rings whose weight had stretched the skin until the long loop rested upon the brown shoulders.
If your parents didn't gag at a safety pin through your ear lobe (God, it hurt when my friend stuck it through), you employed a swear word or an opinion aimed to rile them.
Contrastingly, male and female chickens showed least diversity with respect to their ear lobe size, comb type, and eye color.
A device that delivers a mild shock via ear lobe clips to treat anxiety is being used in schools.
8DA followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Plateau 9 Homer 10 Ratio 11 Ear lobe 12 Tor 13 Stocking 16 Nail-file 17 Map 19 Lebanon 21 Sprat 22 Amble 23 Leisure DOWN: 1 Operate 2 Bacteria 3 Lego 4 Cherokee 5 Ammo 6 Greed 8 Unemotional 13 Splinter 14 Numerous 15 Spotted 18 Pleat 20 Baby 21 Swim QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Scotch broth 8 Too 9 Ear 11 Harmful 12 Flake 13 Urn 14 Met 15 Deleted 17 Bus 19 Only 21 Pear 23 Edge 25 Dual 27 War 29 Fig roll 31 Nap 34 Bag 36 Slope 37 Tombola 38 Eel 39 Ill 40 Continually DOWN: 1 Soar 2 Corn 3 Taffeta 4 Helper 5 Rifle 6 Team 7 Hake 8 Thumb 10 Retry 16 Dog 18 Spa 20 New 22 Elf 24 Dilemma 25 Dense 26 Briton 28 Regal 30 Inept 32 Alec 33 Polo 34 Boil 35 Ally
Surgical pearl: Repair of split or deformed ear lobe with a tongue depressor blade for stabilization during surgery.
He is also known to wear a 10mm earring in his left ear lobe.
One was wearing a black jacket, backpack, and had short strawberry blonde hair with a spacer in his ear lobe.
The third and eldest, Donald, his blond hair parted adjacent to his left ear lobe, emigrated to America and could become the world's most powerful person - just how bad can it get?
There was an altercation outside, during which Reynard latched onto 34-year-old Mr Scott's ear lobe, biting it off then spitting it out.
She later attended James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and was treated for two suspected fractures in her cheeks, a ripped ear lobe and severe swelling to face and body.
Patient demography Patient Age/Sex Location of Keloid Size (cm) 1 22/F Bilateral ear lobe Lt-0.