cauliflower ear


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cauliflower ear

permanent swelling and distortion of the external ear as the result of ruptures of the blood vessels: usually caused by blows received in boxing
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amuse yourself by spotting how many of the characters have cauliflower ears.
At that stage, cauliflower ear is permanent and plastic surgery is the only way to reconstruct the outer ear.
He said: "I know a lot of the other guys look on their cauliflower ear as a badge of honour so I think the shape is pretty fitting.
A CAULIFLOWER ear is caused by repeated injury to the cartilage of the ear.
Just to reiterate; it's a cauliflower ear with a scar down the middle
He never batted an eyelid, but he's got a bit of a cauliflower ear this morning
That was a massive blow for Ponty but the Chief will have been beaming from one cauliflower ear to the other with this gutsy display.
While not quite boasting a cauliflower ear (well, not quite yet anyway), the scratches and bruises in evidence on the fairer members of the rugby crowd (and Shakespeares' netball squad) provide proof indeed that competition really is fierce on Birmingham's legal scene.
a) Bottle Neck b) Cauliflower Ear c) Tinhead Send your answers, along with your name, address and daytime telephone number to Brookside DVD Competition (this must be clearly stated on the envelope), Mersey Television, Campus Manor, Childwall Abbey Road, Liverpool L16 0JP.
MICKY WARD has been bending the cauliflower ear of New Zealand All Blacks' scrum guru Mike Cron as rugby's set-piece once again comes under the microscope.
On her right ear a scar is visible from when she had an operation for a cauliflower ear.