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Table 3 Shape of the earlobe in males (N = 90) and females (N = 87) bilaterally

From: A study of morphological variations of the human ear for its applications in personal identification

Shape of the earlobe Male Female
Right (N, %) Left (N, %) Right (N, %) Left (N, %)
Arched 67, 74.4% 61, 67.8% 63, 72.4% 59, 67.8%
Tongue 14, 15.6% 18, 20% 13, 15% 14, 16.1%
Square 4, 4.4% 3, 3.3% 6, 6.9% 5, 5.7%
Triangular 5, 5.6% 8, 8.9% 5, 5.7% 9, 10.4%
Total 90, 100% 90, 100% 87, 100% 87, 100%