helix

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(hē′liks )

(hel′ĭ-sēz″, hē′lĭ-)
(hē′lik-sĕz)
pl. helices pl. helixes [Gr., helix, (something shaped like a) spiral, coil]

1. A coil or spiral.
2. The margin of the external ear.

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(hē′liks )

(hel′ĭ-sēz″, hē′lĭ-)
(hē′lik-sĕz)
pl. helices pl. helixes [Gr., helix, (something shaped like a) spiral, coil]

1. A coil or spiral.
2. The margin of the external ear.

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