"Ear, External" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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The outer part of the hearing system of the body. It includes the shell-like EAR AURICLE which collects sound, and the EXTERNAL EAR CANAL, the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE, and the EXTERNAL EAR CARTILAGES.
- Ear, External
- Ears, External
- External Ears
- Outer Ear
- Ear, Outer
- Ears, Outer
- Outer Ears
- External Ear
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