Concha meaning

kŏng'kə
Any of various structures, such as the external ear, that resemble a shell in shape.
noun
0
0
The half dome over an apse.
noun
0
0
Any of several structures resembling a shell in form, as a thin, bony projection inside the nasal cavity, the hollow of the external ear, or the whole external ear.
noun
0
0
The half dome covering an apse.
noun
0
0
Any of various anatomical structures, such as the external ear, that resemble a shell in shape.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
Any shell-shaped structure.
noun
0
0
(anatomy) The deepest indentation of the cartilage of the human ear, attaching to the mastoid bone.
noun
0
0
(architecture) An apse, or the plain semidome of an apse.
noun
0
0

Origin of concha

  • Late Latin semidome from Latin mussel shell conch
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Late Latin concha
    From Wiktionary