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Descriptor English:   Ear, External 
Descriptor Spanish:   Oído Externo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Orelha Externa 
Synonyms English:   Ear, Outer
Ears, External
Ears, Outer
External Ear
External Ears
Outer Ear
Outer Ears  
Tree Number:   A09.246.272
Definition English:   The outer part of the hearing system of the body. It includes the shell-like EAR AURICLE which collects sound, and the EXTERNAL EAR CANAL, the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE, and the EXTERNAL EAR CARTILAGES. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /abnorm permitted for congenital deformities but acquired deformities = EAR DEFORMITIES, ACQUIRED; inflammation = OTITIS EXTERNA; ear acupuncture or auriculoacupuncture or otoacupuncture (acupuncture therapy with ear as pressure point) goes here (IM) + ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (IM)
History Note English:   EAR, EXTERNAL, DEFORMITY was heading 1966-70 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   4492 
Unique Identifier:   D004431 

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