earlobe


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earlobe

[′ir‚lōb]
(anatomy)
The pendulous, fleshy lower portion of the auricle or external ear.
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Position your thumb and forefinger in the same manner as on right earlobe.
It was only when another fan pointed out his earlobe was missing and blood was streaming down his neck that he chased after the biter and there was a second fight.
But the victim was then held by another person, while Khan went behind him and bit his earlobe off, before escaping in a nearby vehicle.
Earlobe repair, like every other procedure at the Kahn Center for Cosmetic Surgery, is eligible for financing (on approved credit).
This leaves anterior and posterior flaps of earlobe inferiorly that can be sutured with a fine, nonabsorbable suture, such as 6-0 Prolene.
For his record-breaking launch, Pierce stretched his earlobe to a length of nearly 12 centimeters (5 inches).
Mr McNally said the school allowed students to wear "traditional" ear studs in each earlobe but they asked students to remove other jewellery deemed "inappropriate".
The authors, aware that pediatric patients receive transcutaneous CO2 measurements to monitor the adequacy of ventilation, proposed clipping the CO2 sensor to the earlobe of patients in septic shock as a new indicator of skin hypoperfusion.
The authors of this significant study conclude that capillary blood sampled from either the fingertip or earlobe (preferably), accurately reflects arterial pH and pC[O.
The application of imiquimod (Aldara) after the surgical excision of keloids with primary closure (suturing) has been found to lower that recurrence rate; however, in areas like the earlobe, this approach can lead to deformation and poor cosmetic outcomes, he noted.
Q: Is there any relationship between a crease in the earlobe and heart disease?
She was last seen wearing her school uniform, and was also wearing a silver necklace and has a plug in her right earlobe.