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a.1.(Zool.) Situated above the ear coverts, or auriculars; - said of certain feathers of birds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A curvilinear incision of 3 cm given in the supra-auricular region and temporalis fascia graft is harvested and allowed to dry.
A 5-year-old boy presented with progressive left supra-auricular swelling for 2 weeks associated with left ear pain and low-grade fever.
Autograft temporal fascia tissue was used, and the graft was obtained by a supra-auricular incision.
In this procedure a supra-auricular extension of the elliptical incision around the sinus opening was given.