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Definition of Slanted ear

Slanted ear: An ear that is slanted more than usual. Technically, an ear is slanted when the angle of the slope of the auricle is more than 15 degrees from the perpendicular. Considered a minor anomaly. The presence of 2 or more minor anomalies in a child increases the probability that the child has a major malformation.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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