Duverneys fissures

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Duverneys fissures --> notches in cartilage of external acoustic meatus

(usually) two vertical fissures in the anterior portion of the cartilage of the external auditory meatus, filled by fibrous tissue.

Synonym: incisurae cartilaginis meatus acustici externi, duverneys fissures, incisurae santorini, Santorini's fissures, Santorini's incisures.