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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of ear from lateral aspect

Surface of right auricle, lateral view

Image #59-2

KEYWORDS: Ear.

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Dissection of ear from lateral aspect
Surface of right auricle, lateral view
1 . Triangular fossa
2 . Occipitalis muscle
3 . Helix (pointer at site of Darwinian tubercle, not present in this specimen)
4 . Scaphoid fossa
5 . Cymba conchae
6 . Anthelix
7 . Cavum conchae
8 . Posterior auricular sulcus
9 . Posterior auricular vein
10 . Crura of anthelix
11 . Crus of helix
12 . Anterior incisure
13 . Supratragic tubercle
14 . External acoustic meatus
15 . Tragus
16 . Intertragic incisure
17 . Antitragus
18 . Lobule