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external ear

[ek¦stərn·əl ′ēr]
(anatomy)
The portion of the ear that receives sound waves, including the pinna and external auditory meatus.
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After detect the outer edge then plotted by line for highlight the outer ear.
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Regarding the latest case, Dr Psaras explained that some children may be born with a defective outer part of the ear, or as in this case, with no outer ear at all.
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"Either as the complainant pulled away in pain or in a tearing action, a large part of the outer ear was removed," said Tim Gittins, prosecuting.