tragus
noun (plural tragi) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek tragos, a part of the ear, literally, goat Date: circa 1693 the prominence in front of the external opening of the outer ear

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  • tragus — [ tragys ] n. m. • 1751; latinisation du gr. tragos « bouc » ♦ Anat. Saillie aplatie triangulaire à la partie antérieure de la conque de l oreille, au dessous de l hélix. ● tragus nom masculin (grec tragos, bouc) Saillie aplatie, triangulaire,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tragus — can mean:* Tragus (ear), a small pointed eminence of the outer ear * Tragus (genus), a genus of grass * Tragus (river), a river of Arcadia, Ancient Greece …   Wikipedia

  • tragus — TRÁGUS s. n. proeminenţă mică a cartilajului pavilionului urechii, înaintea conductului auditiv extern. (< fr. tragus) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • tragus — trȃgus m DEFINICIJA anat. ispupčenje na prednjem rubu ušne školjke ETIMOLOGIJA lat. tragus ← grč. trágos: dlakavi dio uha, (dosl.) jarac …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Tragus — Tra gus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a part of the inner ear.] (Anat.) The prominence in front of the external opening of the ear. See Illust. under {Ear}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tragus — (gr.), 1) so v.w. Bock; 2) so v.w. Tragomaschalia; 3) die Ohrecke, s.u. Ohr A) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tragus —   [griechisch trágos, eigentlich »Ziegenbock«] der, /...gi, Knorpelvorsprung der menschlichen Ohrmuschel über der Mündung des äußeren Gehörgangs. Gegenüber liegt der Antitragus. (Anthelix) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • TRAGUS — fluvius Arcadiae in Alpheum influens, Pausan. l. 8 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • tragus — (n.) eminence at the opening of the ear, 1690s, Modern Latin, from Gk. tragos, properly he goat; so called for the tuft of hair which grows there, which resembles a goat s beard …   Etymology dictionary

  • tragus — [trā′gəs] n. pl. tragi [trā′jī΄] [LL < Gr tragos, hairy part of the ear, lit., goat: see TRAGEDY] the fleshy, cartilaginous protrusion at the front of the external ear, partly extending over the opening of the ear …   English World dictionary

  • Tragus —   Tragus …   Wikipedia Español

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