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Morel's ear

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An ear deformity characterized by an abnormal development of the helix, anthelix, and scaphoid fossa. This results in obliteration of the folds, the misshapen auricle being large and smooth, often with a thin edge.


  • A. Morel:
    Traité des dégégenerescences physiques, intellectuelles et morales de l’éspéce humaine, etc.
    1 volume and atlas. Paris, Baillière, 1857.

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