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The outer portion of the ear including the auricle and the passage leading to the eardrum. Also called outer ear.
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(Anatomy) the part of the ear consisting of the auricle and the auditory canal
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the outer portion of the ear, consisting of the auricle and the external auditory meatus.
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The ear’s auricle (pinna) and external auditory canal between the auricle and the tympanic membrane (eardrum).
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|Noun||1.||external ear - the part of the ear visible externally|
acoustic meatus, auditory canal, auditory meatus, ear canal, external auditory canal - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
external organ - an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
auditory apparatus - all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
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