antitragus


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antitragus

(ænˈtɪtrəɡəs)
n, pl -gi (-ˌdʒaɪ)
(Anatomy) a cartilaginous projection of the external ear opposite the tragus
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek antitragos; see anti-, tragus]
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In this survey, morphological characters as colure, distribution of hair, shape of uropatagium (tail membrane) and nose leaf, calcar (a foot spur of cartilage that supports the membrane between the foot and tail), post calcar, shape of ear, tragus and antitragus.
Big and broad Easers are pointed, directed outward, without tragus but have big antitragus (table 2).
Tubercles 4 through 6 arise from the second branchial arch and form the (4) antihelix, (5) antitragus, and (6) lobule.