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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concha  \Con"cha\,  n.  [LL.  (in  sense  1),  fr  ?  concha.  See 
  {Conch}.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  The  plain  semidome  of  an  apse;  sometimes  used  for 
  the  entire  apse. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  external  ear;  esp.  the  largest  and  deepest 
  concavity  of  the  external  ear,  surrounding  the  entrance  to 
  the  auditory  canal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concha 
  n  :  (anatomy)  a  structure  that  resembles  a  shell  in  shape 




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