dog ear

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1. A decorative embellishment, such as a molding around one corner of a door, window, or fireplace opening, that somewhat resembles a squared-off ear; especially popular during the latter half of the 18th century; also called a dog’s ear.
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Expansion of the repair to include the marginal dog ears incorporates additional tendon fibers and reinforces the repair.
Securing the dog ears to the lateral row anchors with peripheral sutures potentially concentrates the forces from the peripheral tendon on the lateral row.
Incorporation of the peripheral dog ears expands the footprint contact area.